YouTube is a very popular video-sharing website. Downloading a video’s/playlist from YouTube is a tedious task. Downloading that video through Downloader or trying to download it from a random website increase’s the risk of licking your personal data. Using the Python Tkinter package, this task is very simple-efficient-safe. Few bunch codes will download the video for you. For this, there are two Python libraries – Tkinter and pytube.
Many third-party websites are available that fetches the videos and save them on the local computer or mobile phone. We can simplify the process using Python. It will take a few lines of code, and the desired video can be downloaded easily. Let’s see the implementation of the pytube library in Python.
Youtube video downloader is simply a tool for downloading youtube videos. Here we will use python and its libraries to make it. See there is a difference between downloaded videos on youtube with downloaded videos using our program. The main differences are, videos downloaded on youtube mobile will not be available or will be automatically deleted after about 90 days of no internet connection on the application and you can only play videos on the youtube application and it will not play on any other video players. But opposite to this, will be our program which will download videos on your hard drive or your storage and you can also play it on any other video players.
- Tkinter : pip install tk
- pytube : pip install pytube
pytube :pytube is a lightweight, simple-to-use, dependency-free Python library that is used for downloading videos from the web.pytube, is not an auto-configured library. You need to install it before using it. Installation of pytube is easy when you have pip. In the Terminal or Command Prompt, type the following command to install pytube.
Tkinter: Tkinter is a Python binding to the Tk GUI toolkit. It is the standard Python interface to the Tk GUI toolkit or in simple words Tkinter is used as a Python Graphical User interface. Tkinter is the native library, you don’t need to install it externally, just import, while you use it.