Command-line program to download videos from various video on demand sites
If you have Homebrew on your machine you can install by running:
brew install svtplay-dl
You will need to run
brew install ffmpeg or
brew install libav afterwards, if you don't already have one of these packages.
Debian and Ubuntu
svtplay-dl is available in Debian strech and later and on Ubuntu 16.04 and later, which means you can install it straight away using apt. The version in their repo is often old and thus we strongly recommend using our own apt repo, which always include the latest version. The svtplay-dl repo for Debian / Ubuntu can be found at apt.svtplay-dl.se.
Add the release PGP keys:
curl -s https://svtplay-dl.se/release-key.txt | sudo apt-key add -
Add the "release" channel to your APT sources:
echo "deb https://apt.svtplay-dl.se/ svtplay-dl release" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/svtplay-dl.list
Update and install svtplay-dl:
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install svtplay-dl
svtplay-dl is avaliable in the Solus repository and can be installed by simply running:
sudo eopkg it svtplay-dl
You can download the Windows binaries from svtplay-dl.se
If you want to build your own Windows binaries:
- Install cx_freeze
- Follow the steps listed under From source
- cd path\to\svtplay-dl && mkdir build
pip install -e .
python setversion.py# this will change the version string to a more useful one
python %PYTHON%\\Scripts\\cxfreeze --include-modules=cffi,queue,idna.idnadata --target-dir=build bin/svtplay-dl
- Find binary in build folder. you need
pythonXX.dllfrom that folder to run
Other systems with python
pip3 install svtplay-dl
Any UNIX (Linux, BSD, macOS, etc.)
Download with curl
sudo curl -L https://svtplay-dl.se/download/latest/svtplay-dl -o /usr/local/bin/svtplay-dl
Make it executable
sudo chmod a+rx /usr/local/bin/svtplay-dl
If packaging isn’t available for your operating system, or you want to use a non-released version, you’ll want to install from source. Use git to download the sources:
git clone https://github.com/spaam/svtplay-dl
svtplay-dl requires the following additional tools and libraries. They are usually available from your distribution’s package repositories. If you don’t have them, some features will not be working.
- Python 3.6 or higher
- cryptography to download encrypted HLS streams
- PyYaml for configure file
- PySocks to enable proxy support
- ffmpeg or avconv for postprocessing and/or for DASH streams (ffmpeg for Windows)
To install it, run:
sudo python3 setup.py install
svtplay-dl [options] URL
If you encounter any bugs or problems, don’t hesitate to open an issue on github.
Or why not join the
#svtplay-dl IRC channel on Freenode?
This script works for:
- viafree.se (former tv3play.se, tv6play.se, tv8play.se, tv10play.se)
- viafree.dk (former tv3play.dk)
- viafree.no (former tv3play.no, viasat4play.no)
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