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Terminal based YouTube player and downloader

Project description

http://badge.fury.io/py/mps-youtube.png https://pypip.in/d/mps-youtube/badge.png Wheel Status

Features

  • Search and play audio/video from YouTube
  • Search tracks of albums by album title
  • Search and import YouTube playlists
  • Create and save local playlists
  • Download audio/video
  • View video comments
  • Works with Python 2.7+ and 3.x
  • Works with Windows, Linux and Mac OS X
  • Requires mplayer or mpv

This project is based on mps, a terminal based program to search, stream and download music. This implementation uses YouTube as a source of content and can play and download video as well as audio. The pafy library handles interfacing with YouTube.

FAQ / Troubleshooting common issues

Screenshots

Local Playlists

http://np1.github.io/mpsyt-images2/local-playlists.png

Search result items can easily be stored in local playlists.

YouTube Playlists

http://np1.github.io/mpsyt-images2/playlist-search.png

YouTube playlists can be searched and played or saved as local playlists.

Download

http://np1.github.io/mpsyt-images2/download.png

Content can be downloaded in various formats and resolutions.

Comments

http://np1.github.io/mpsyt-images2/comments.png

A basic comments browser is available to view YouTube user comments.

Music Album Matching

http://np1.github.io/mpsyt-images2/album-1.png http://np1.github.io/mpsyt-images2/album-2.png

An album title can be specified and mps-youtube will attempt to find matches for each track of the album, based on title and duration. Type help search for more info.

Customisation

http://np1.github.io/mpsyt-images2/customisation2.png

Search results can be customised to display additional fields and ordered by various criteria.

This configuration was set up using the following commands:

set order views
set columns user:14 date comments rating likes dislikes category:9 views

Type help config for help on configuration options

Installation

Using pip:

[sudo] pip install mps-youtube

Mac OS X installation notes

Install mplayer with MacPorts:

sudo port install MPlayer

Or with Homebrew:

brew install mplayer

Windows installation notes

Install the python colorama module to get colors (optional):

pip install colorama

Download mplayer for your CPU type from the “Build Selection table” here.

Extract the mplayer.exe file, saving it to the folder that mpsyt.exe resides in (usually C:\PythonXX\Scripts\) or to a folder in the system path.

Alternatively to mplayer, use mpv.exe which can be downloaded from: http://mpv.io/installation/

Upgrading

Upgrade pip installation:

[sudo] pip install mps-youtube --upgrade

Usage

mps-youtube is run on the command line using the command:

mpsyt

Enter h from within the program for help.

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