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video downloading

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Dependencies: +python

--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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