Skip to main content

YoutubeBrainz allow you to find Youtube Videos associated to an Album on MusicBrainZ.

Project description


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

PyPi version Python 3.6 GPL 3.0


Getting Started


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


$ sudo apt install ffmpeg


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 -h

You can search for an album with its MBID (see

$  youtube-bz -m MBID

or you can search directly with the artist's name and the album's title

$  youtube-bz -s 'artist' 'album'



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


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

Project details

Download files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

Files for youtube-bz, version 1.1.1
Filename, size File type Python version Upload date Hashes
Filename, size youtube_bz-1.1.1.tar.gz (18.1 kB) File type Source Python version None Upload date Hashes View
Filename, size youtube_bz-1.1.1-py3-none-any.whl (18.9 kB) File type Wheel Python version py3 Upload date Hashes View

Supported by

AWS AWS Cloud computing Datadog Datadog Monitoring Facebook / Instagram Facebook / Instagram PSF Sponsor Fastly Fastly CDN Google Google Object Storage and Download Analytics Huawei Huawei PSF Sponsor Microsoft Microsoft PSF Sponsor NVIDIA NVIDIA PSF Sponsor Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Salesforce Salesforce PSF Sponsor Sentry Sentry Error logging StatusPage StatusPage Status page