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


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

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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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