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YoutubeBrainz allow you to find and download Youtube Videos associated to an Album on MusicBrainz.

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YoutubeBrainz allows you to find and download Youtube videos associated to an album on MusicBrainz.

PyPi version Python 3.9 GPL 3.0 Coverage Status Coverage Status


Getting Started


In order to extract audio from Youtube video, you will need to install ffmpeg:


$ sudo apt install ffmpeg build-essential


Download "ffmpeg-*-win64-gpl-*.*.zip" from:
Unzip it
Open the "bin" folder
Copy ffmpeg.exe, ffplay.exe and ffprobe.exe into your C:\Windows\ folder

Then you can install youtube-bz directly from pip, it should install automatically all the dependencies

$ sudo pip install youtube-bz

How to use

Display help

$ youtube-bz --help

You can search for an album with its MBID (see

$  youtube-bz MBID



This project is licensed under the GPL-3.0 GNU General Public License v3.0 - see the LICENSE file for details


  • This project's structure has been greatly inspired by youtube-dl

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