youtube-dl Download Page

Remember youtube-dl requires Python version 2.6, 2.7, or 3.2+ to work except for Windows exe.

Windows exe requires Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package (x86) and does not require Python that is already embedded into the binary.

2021.06.06 (sig)

SHA256: c4a3558ba57d4dd6bd49e604e52db370ab3db7a6a91bb366c6863f5f48f951c3

Windows exe (sig - SHA256 78c009f4cf8ae56db150800d55faaac97c127c76c89715b23fe406d85c3c0628)
Full source + docs + binary tarball (sig - SHA256 3ccb0e4db9fd172338ed1c32bae0be2f716458dca4143e55732ff55260b20ac3)

To install it right away for all UNIX users (Linux, OS X, etc.), type: sudo curl -L -o /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl
sudo chmod a+rx /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl

If you do not have curl, you can alternatively use a recent wget: sudo wget -O /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl
sudo chmod a+rx /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl

You can also use pip: sudo pip install --upgrade youtube_dl

This command will update youtube-dl if you have already installed it. See the pypi page for more information.

You can use Homebrew if you have it: brew install youtube-dl

To check the signature, type: sudo wget -O youtube-dl.sig
gpg --verify youtube-dl.sig /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl
rm youtube-dl.sig

The following GPG keys will be used to sign the binaries and the git tags:

Older releases are also signed with one of: