GRAB.BAT

Introduction

This is a really simple bat file wrapper for youtube-dl which gives you an interface that you can use to download audio and video files.

It also automatically keeps youtube-dl up to date to make sure you get the very latest bug fixes and improvements.

Files are output by default to the 'output' subfolder.

Why did you make this?

Most of the audio/video downloaders are filled with ads or junk. The command line tool youtube-dl doesn't have this problem, but is cumbersome for an everyday person to use, especially people with very little computer experience.

I started by creating a very simple tool to just fetch audio files, but I ended up expanding it to do a lot more things after friends and family wanted my tool.

HOW TO INSTALL

You need to place grab.bat, ffmpeg.exe and wget.exe all in the same folder. (I recommend not putting anything else in that folder.)

Those files can be found >> HERE <<

You also need to create a subfolder next to them, called 'output'.

Then simply run grab.bat and away you go!

Other notes

Since this is a bat file it only works on Windows. Obviously.

LICENSE

Licensed under WTFPL version 2.

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Copyright (C) 2004 Sam Hocevar 

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