yaydl - yet another youtube downloader (No longer maintained!)

yaydl - more than a youtube downloader!

Currently supports:

  • youtube
  • metacafe.com
  • clipfish.de
  • myvideo.de
  • video.google.com
  • vimeo.com
  • dailymotion
  • sevenload
  • video.golem.de
  • downloading of multiple videos "simultaneously"
  • encoding from flv to xvid using mencoder or ffmpeg
  • extracting the soundtrack of a video using ffmpeg or mplayer+lame
  • md3-tagging of the extracted sound-files
  • auto-renaming
  • support for HD videos on youtube/dailymotion


  • Getopt::Long
  • LWP::UserAgent
  • MP3::Info
  • Term::ProgressBar

On debian-based systems, a apt-get install libwww-perl libgetopt-long-descriptive-perl libmp3-info-perl libterm-progressbar-perl will suffice.


Just run the included install file. :-)

Changelog Download the current version: