YT-CLI - YouTube Command Line Interface
Welcome to YT-CLI, a straightforward CLI tool for downloading YouTube videos.
Designed to be fast, efficient, and user-friendly, YT-CLI operates with precision and speed.
- Interactive Selection: No flags needed, provides a list for selection of the correct video.
Auto-Select: Automatically selects the first result with
Download Video: Download YouTube video with
Custom Directory: Specify a destination directory with
-twhen used with
Direct Link: Download from a direct link or URL with
-hfor help information.
P-Track can be acquired from various platforms:
npm install -g yt-cli
Arch User Repository (AUR):
For Arch Linux users, ptrack is available from on the AUR for all Arch or Arch based distro with the help of your favorite AUR helper, eg:
yay -Sy ptrack
-a: Auto select first result.
-d: Download video.
-t: Used with
-d, allows user to provide destination directory.
-l: Provide direct link or URL to video.
-h: Display help information.
# Auto-select and download first result yt-cli -a -d # Download video to a custom directory yt-cli -d -t /path/to/directory # Download from a direct link or URL yt-cli -l https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=example
yt-cli is open source and licenced under the MIT/X Consortium license
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