youtube-dl Download Page

Note that if you directly click on these hyperlinks, your web browser will most likely display the program contents. It's usually better to right-click on it and choose the appropriate option, normally called Save Target As or Save Link As, depending on the web browser you are using.

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

2015.11.27.1 (sig)

Windows exe (sig - de5590fb0d60c62438a98f1ec06587704709802222e18a7fecb16ca761eedcf8)
Full source + docs + binary tarball (sig - 35a7b2947200209bef9e642d1203e9d4a4103e279222c3ca3b5ee3adf3c8c535)

To install it right away for all UNIX users (Linux, OS X, etc.), type: sudo curl -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: