Projects / YouGrabber


YouGrabber is a lightweight, command line video downloader, made from scratch in ANSI C. It's known to compile and run out of the box on several POSIX platforms (GNU/Linux, *BSD, Mac OS X, and Cygwin) and computer architectures (x86, x86_64, and PPC).

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Recent releases

  •  25 Jan 2008 06:48

    Release Notes: This is a hotfix release that makes things work again after some changes in

    •  14 Jan 2008 21:30

      Release Notes: This release adds a configure option in '.yg.conf' to store downloaded videos in a specified directory, and adds UTF8 support to properly display special characters in the video title and file name. It fixes a 3XX HTTP code issue, as well as two memory leaks (with the help of Valgrind). It has major code cleanup and enhancements. The man page has been revised.

      •  06 Dec 2007 18:30

        Release Notes: Many fixes (mainly to address a segfault and a small memory leak) and code cleanups were made. If the YouTube login connection times out, the pending downloads are canceled. CPU usage has been heavily decreased. A man page and a CONTRIBUTORS file have been added. The Makefile has been revised.

        •  02 Dec 2007 15:09

          Release Notes: The interface now dynamically resizes when running in a terminal emulator. More code cleanup and fixes were done.

          •  29 Nov 2007 16:14

            Release Notes: In the interface, URLs with more than 128 characters will be truncated. An elapsed time bug was fixed.


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