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What's the best way to download music off Youtube? Comrade 08/22/2020 (Sat) 17:26:04 No. 4337
There's various sites/programs that do this but I haven't really found a good one yet. Features I would like: - 320kbps - Capture of a still of the video as song art - Download whole playlists automatically - No daily limit or whatever As a bonus, are there any applications that automatically convert a folder full of mp3s into versions of those mp3s with levelled audio? IE, all the songs will become roughly the same volume. I know there might be better ways to organise your music but I like to do it like this. Thanks in advance people. Currently I use 4K Youtube to MP3 but it has a daily limit and no automatic playlist support (without a paid license).
The closest thing that comes to mind is youtube-dl, but you would need to convert the .mp4 to .mp3 yourself through vlc
>>4338 Hmm, okay, I'd rather have a one click tool if possible tho.
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>>4338 Sorry, I should have still said thanks. Thank you!
>>4338 >but you would need to convert the .mp4 to .mp3 yourself through vlc No you don't Strap in, I'm gonna blow you guises MOIND: torsocks -i youtube-dl --extract-audio --audio-format mp3 [YT URL]
>>4341 Huh, didn't even realize youtube-dl could do formatting. I always just pipe youtube-dl stuff to ffmpeg for further processing.
https://deemix.app/ not youtube but this lets you download FLACs or 320kbps mp3s off of Deezer, which would be the highest quality you could get plus they're already tagged properly
>>4341 And if put the following in your .bashrc file you only have to type youtube-mp3 [url] to get music pretty much at the click of a button from your terminal. alias youtube-mp3='torsocks -i youtube-dl --extract-audio --audio-format mp3' There is also the possibility to make playlists on youtube and download the whole thing. Or to even download an entire channel. It's insanely powerful and useful!
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>>4347 >type youtube-mp3 [url] Still too much effort, here's how the pros do it: alias youtube-mp3='torsocks -i youtube-dl --extract-audio --audio-format mp3 $(xsel -ob)' The "xsel -ob" bit grabs whatever string of text is stored in your clipboard. Alternatively, you can make a .sh file with the following: #! /bin/bash torsocks -i youtube-dl --extract-audio --audio-format mp3 $(xsel -ob) And simply set the script to a .desktop or keyboard shortcut, so you never even have to open a terminal. This will always download the file in your default Home directly. But if you're using a file manager for cool people like Thunar you can even set the script as a "custom action" available in context menus, so you can simply right click within a directory of your choice and download the file there.
Use open.spotify.com with a decent adblock to browse music. Then you can use this tool with song links or even whole albums. https://github.com/SwapnilSoni1999/spotify-dl It even downloads and merges all the Metadata (release, cover, etc.)
>>4341 youtube-dl has its own --proxy flag btw, you can use socks5:// proxies. I've tested it with a packet sniffer and it doesn't leak DNS requests or anything like that. I find torsocks to be kinda buggy, but I haven't tried in a while.
>>4343 youtube-dl itself just uses ffmpeg in the background.
>>4353 Never thought about this trick before, pretty neat. But I like to see clearly what I'm actually doing, you could have wrong (and sensitive) text in your clipboard for example. I do use xsel for a script that takes whatever text is in clipboard then makes substitutions with sed and puts it back into the clipboard. So I can for example copy a youtube/twitter/instagram URL and convert it into an invidio.us/nitter/bibliogram one with a single keyboard shortcut.
yt compress every audio, maybe the output format is 320 but in reality its much lower. I suggest the p2p network soulseek, or the browser addon 'spotify & deezer downloader', you dont have to subscribre to spotify or anything, only login with fb or whathever

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