May 26, 2018

Lightweight command line video extraction tool

cclive is a lightweight command line video extraction tool for YouTube and other similar video websites. It is a rewrite of the clive software in C++ with lower system footprint and fewer dependencies. It works closely with the quvi project to workaround the Flash technology that is being utilized by different media hosts to deliver the content.

While being primarily a video download tool, it can also be used alongside with some video players, e.g. mplayer, for viewing streamed videos instead of the Adobe flash player.

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