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A YouTube batch downloader and converter.

Project Description


Bat-man is a batch downloader and converter of YouTube videos.


  • Python 3
  • Gtk3 for Python
  • ffmpeg
  • LAME

Running stand-alone

Extract the .zip file, and in the destination folder, run:

$ python -m batman.gtk_batch_downloader


To install this program, run, as root:

# python install

After install, you can run the program by typing:

$ bat-man

PIP Installing

You can also install this program using PIP:

# pip install Bat-man

How to use

  1. Set the destination of the MP3 files with the button “Set destination”, in bottom-left.
  2. Add new videos with File -> Insert new videos, or right-click in the tree view and select Paste, for videos in the clipboard.
  3. The download will start automatically.
  4. Drink a coffee.
  5. If yours internet connection is like mine, drink more coffee.
  6. Go see your doctor.
  7. Done!

To-do list(it should even be here?)

  1. Convert to more formats(Base implemented, has support for Vorbis, MP3, AAC, FLAC, Theora and LibX264 - the last two as video codecs)
  2. Try to use an API for converting videos, instead of commandline
  3. Smooth exit for threads(Partially implemented.)
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Bat-man-0.3.1.linux-x86_64.tar.gz (58.7 kB) Copy SHA256 Checksum SHA256 3.3 Dumb Binary Feb 5, 2014
Bat-man-0.3.1.tar.gz (41.8 kB) Copy SHA256 Checksum SHA256 Source Feb 5, 2014

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