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YouTua - Download Videos/Playlists in your preferred Format and Quality..

dhhruv profile image Dhruv Panchal ・Updated on ・2 min read

What I built:

YouTua is a GUI Program to download videos/playlists from various supported sites. It requires the Python interpreter, version 2.6, 2.7, or 3.2+, and it is not platform specific. It should work on your Unix box, on Windows or on macOS.

Screenshots:

YouTua Working Screenshot

Description:

  • YouTua is a GUI Program to download videos/playlists from various supported sites. Using this software you can download videos from various supported websites for any purposes. It can be used by journalists and human rights organizations to save eyewitness videos, by educators to save videos for classroom use, by Uploaders to save backup copies of their own uploaded videos, and by users worldwide to watch videos on hardware that can’t run a standard web browser, or to watch videos in their full resolution over slow or unreliable Internet connections.

GitHub Link:

GitHub logo dhhruv / YouTua

YouTua is a GUI Program to download videos/playlists from various supported sites.

Permissive License:

  • MIT License

How To Use !

  1. Select the OUTPUT Folder by manually adding path or selecting the FOLDER using the SELECT FOLDER Button. (By Default the OUTPUT FOLDER is set to the current directory.)
  2. Enter the Link of Video you want to download.
  3. Select the Format to download the video (mp4/mkv/webm).
  4. Select the Quality in which you want to download the video (144p to 2160p). (If your preferred Quality is not available then the lower best quality will be downloaded.)
  5. To download the available subtitles check the subtitles button.
  6. Click START DOWNLOAD and enjoy.

Background:

  • I've seen over the past time that students need to download videos regarding there lectures because the Internet connectivity in many areas is still too slow to watch live lectures and so to make an app that is easy to use and they can download videos according to their preferred quality with minimal data loss. That thing inspired me to make something which can be useful and make some difference.

How I built it:

  • During the making of this software, I learned many new things in Python programming language including scrapping and many other aspects in the same domain. I'm still working on making it even better and easy to use. Next feature will be to download and extract audio file from the URL.

Download YouTua.exe for Windows

Discussion (3)

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Mihail Malo

How is it different from the regular youtube-dl?

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Dhruv Panchal Author

Dealing with UI to is much easier rather than cli version of youtube-dl for non-technical people.

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Rishit Khandelwal

A gui wrapper for youtube-dl.. πŸ€”