Youtube DL-GUI Downloader is a free windows user interface for the command line program YoutubeDL:
- YoutudeDL is inclued, you only need to unzip the program where you want use it, click on YoutubeDLGUI.exe to launch graphical interface.
- Update YoutubeDL, in options, click on Update and it will update YoutubeDL (not YoutubeDL-GUI).
- FFMPEG in inclued, because when downloading in HD, it can need to separatly download sound and video and recreate one video file.
And many more options like save subtitles, thunbails, save playlists, automatically check new video on playlists at startup, ...
If the video can be downloader from youtube with the message "unable to extract video data", it's because it's blocked in your country, try https://unblockvideos.com/youtube-video-restriction-checker/ to see the country where it's available and use a VPN.
Informations about Auto Update :
The autoupdate fonction from YoutubeDL and Youtube DL GUI don't work becauseGithub deleted YoutubeDL repository because rich people don't want you to save data and make backup.
You can update manually youtube-dl.exe :
Go where you installed YoutubeDLGUI, download last youtube-dl.exe version on https://yt-dl.org/ and replace the old youtube-dl.exe by the new downloaded version. It's recommended to save the replaced version of youtube-dl.exe , to a folder like "Old-youtube-dl".
You can find here a PDF copy of the ReadMe Github Page now deleted explaining how to use it:
Cache Version on the Web:
1.0 / Windows 10 (~70mb) :