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downloading a youtube playlist and converting to mp3 (osx/linux(ubuntu))

Downloading youtube audio and converting mp3 is very simple now thanks to these guys: https://rg3.github.io/youtube-dl/

Installing:

# on Ubuntu
sudo apt-get install youtube-dl avconv
curl https://raw.githubusercontent.com/SecurityShift/tools/master/scripts/random/GetYoutubePlaylist.sh -o GetYoutubePlaylist.sh
chmod 755 GetYoutubeAudio.sh

https://raw.githubusercontent.com/SecurityShift/tools/master/backup_scripts/google_drive_backup.py

# on OSX
brew install youtube-dl libav
curl https://raw.githubusercontent.com/SecurityShift/tools/master/scripts/random/GetYoutubePlaylist.sh -o GetYoutubePlaylist.sh
chmod 755 GetYoutubeAudio.s

Contents:


Usage: sh GetPlaylist.sh [youtube playlist URL] [output_directory]

Example:

sh ./GetYoutubePlaylist.sh http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL702CAF4AD2AED35B ~/Music

To get the youtube playlist URL view the playlist by clicking on its name, no videos will be playing, then click on share and the url will be highlighted:

youtube-playlist
click on share and the URL will appear

2 replies on “downloading a youtube playlist and converting to mp3 (osx/linux(ubuntu))”

I’ll be back for the answer if there is one.
Im using mint and it’s not working it can’t find the GetYoutubePlaylist.sh

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