youtubeDLFrontEnd (DotNET video downloader)

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Midas
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youtubeDLFrontEnd (DotNET video downloader)

#1 Post by Midas » Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:01 am

Found youtubeDLFrontEnd (https://cresstone.com/apps/youtubeDLFrontEnd/) a while ago and haven't seen it mentioned here yet, so here goes (untested!) -- youtubeDLFrontEnd is DotNET (v4.0+) dependent and the youtube-dl binary has to be downloaded separately (from http://rg3.github.io/youtube-dl/).
https://cresstone.com/apps/youtubeDLFrontEnd/ wrote:[youtubeDLFrontEnd] is a Windows front-end (GUI) for the amazing youtube-dl. Youtube-dl is a command line tool that lets you download videos from many sites. This front-end adds organization, multiple simultaneous downloads, and download priorities.
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Download youtubeDLFrontEnd latest release (currently v1.1) from https://cresstone.com/apps/youtubeDLFrontEnd/.

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Re: youtubeDLFrontEnd

#2 Post by smaragdus » Fri Nov 30, 2018 4:09 pm

I did a brief test of youtubeDLFrontEnd- the program is portable (configuration saved in youTubeDLFrontEnd_settings.ini inside program folder) and it works fine. However it seems that one cannot change default download folder (videoDownloads sub-folder to program folder). This front-end is only 142 KB executable, the latest version- 1.2.2, is from 2017-04-27 and it works fine with more recent versions of youtube-dl.exe.

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youtubeDLFrontEnd version 1.2.2 - program window & context menu (static image):

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youtubeDLFrontEnd version 1.2.2 - program settings & about (static image):

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The program is decent and I hope it is not abandoned. Some time ago I contacted the developer about another of his programs but so far I haven't got a response.

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Please move this thread to Portable Freeware Submission sub-forum.

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