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14.1 > Network > Pafy (0.4.3)

Python API for YouTube - Download videos and retrieve metadata from YouTube.

- Retreive metadata such as viewcount, duration, rating, author, thumbnail, keywords
- Download video or audio at requested resolution / bitrate / format / filesize
- Command line tool (ytdl) for downloading directly from the command line
- Retrieve the URL to stream the video in a player such as vlc or mplayer
- Works with age-restricted videos and non-embeddable videos
- Small, standalone, single importable module file (
- Select highest quality stream for download or streaming
- Download audio only (no video) in ogg or m4a format
- Download video only (no audio) in m4v format
- Retreive playlists and playlist metadata
- Works with Python 2.6+ and 3.3+

Optional dependency: ffmpeg

This requires: youtube-dl

Maintained by: Dimitris Zlatanidis
Keywords: youtube,downloader,pafy,ytdl,download,video,music,mp3,audio,mp4
ChangeLog: Pafy


Source Downloads:
pafy-0.4.3.tar.gz (549c429514b3d4ca92f8c5b82842dc90)

Download SlackBuild:
Pafy.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Individual Files:

Validated for Slackware 14.1

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