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Streamlink is command-line utility that extracts streams from various services and pipes them into a video player of choice.

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Streamlink

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Streamlink is a CLI utility that pipes flash videos from online streaming services to a variety of video players such as VLC.

The main purpose of streamlink is to convert CPU-heavy flash plugins to a less CPU-intensive format.

Streamlink is a fork of the Livestreamer project.

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Installation

Installation via Python pip

sudo pip install streamlink

Manual installation via Python

git clone https://github.com/streamlink/streamlink
cd streamlink
sudo python setup.py install

Windows, MacOS, Linux and BSD specific installation methods

Features

Streamlink is built via a plugin system which allows new services to be easily added.

Supported streaming services, among many others, are:

A list of all supported plugins can be found on the plugin page.

Quickstart

After installing, simply use:

streamlink STREAMURL best

Streamlink will automatically open the stream in its default video player! See Streamlink's detailed documentation for all available configuration options, CLI parameters and usage examples.

Contributing

All contributions are welcome. Feel free to open a new thread on the issue tracker or submit a new pull request. Please read CONTRIBUTING.md first. Thanks!

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