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In Firefox I use "DownloadHelper", is there a Mac OS X || Ubuntu command line tool that downloads YouTube videos for offline viewing?

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Try youtube-dl. It's a CLI python script so it shall work on any platform that has python installed.

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+1. Best tool as far as I know. –  Shiki Jun 5 '10 at 15:16
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Here is a link to the webpage. –  Thomas Jun 5 '10 at 15:39
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If you use homebrew, try brew install youtube-dl –  Natan Yellin Oct 11 '12 at 12:01

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