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Dependencies: +python

# youtube-dl --help
Usage: youtube-dl [options] url [url...]

  General Options:
	-h, --help               print this help text and exit
	--version                print program version and exit
	-U, --update             update this program to latest version
	-i, --ignore-errors      continue on download errors
	-r, --rate-limit LIMIT   download rate limit (e.g. 50k or 44.6m)
	-R, --retries RETRIES    number of retries (default is 10)
	--dump-user-agent        display the current browser identification
	--list-extractors        List all supported extractors and the URLs they
							 would handle

  Video Selection:
	--playlist-start NUMBER  playlist video to start at (default is 1)
	--playlist-end NUMBER    playlist video to end at (default is last)
	--match-title REGEX      download only matching titles (regex or caseless
	--reject-title REGEX     skip download for matching titles (regex or
							 caseless sub-string)
	--max-downloads NUMBER   Abort after downloading NUMBER files

  Filesystem Options:
	-t, --title              use title in file name
	-l, --literal            use literal title in file name
	-A, --auto-number        number downloaded files starting from 00000
	-o, --output TEMPLATE    output filename template. Use %(stitle)s to get the
							 title, %(uploader)s for the uploader name,
							 %(autonumber)s to get an automatically incremented
							 number, %(ext)s for the filename extension,
							 %(upload_date)s for the upload date (YYYYMMDD), and
for a literal percent. Use - to output to
--no-continue do not resume partially downloaded files (restart
from beginning)
--cookies FILE file to read cookies from and dump cookie jar in
--no-part do not use .part files
--no-mtime do not use the Last-modified header to set the file
modification time
--write-description write video description to a .description file
--write-info-json write video metadata to a .info.json file

Verbosity / Simulation Options:
--skip-download do not download the video
--get-thumbnail simulate, quiet but print thumbnail URL
--get-description simulate, quiet but print video description
--get-filename simulate, quiet but print output filename
--get-format simulate, quiet but print output format
--no-progress do not print progress bar
--console-title display progress in console titlebar

Video Format Options:
--all-formats download all available video formats
--prefer-free-formats prefer free video formats unless a specific one is
--max-quality FORMAT highest quality format to download
--write-srt write video closed captions to a .srt file
(currently youtube only)
--srt-lang LANG language of the closed captions to download
(optional) use IETF language tags like 'en'

Authentication Options:
Post-processing Options:
--extract-audio convert video files to audio-only files (requires
ffmpeg or avconv and ffprobe or avprobe)
--audio-format FORMAT "best", "aac", "vorbis", "mp3", "m4a", or "wav";
best by default
--audio-quality QUALITY ffmpeg/avconv audio bitrate specification, 128k by

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