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Re: using WWW::YouTube::Download?

by frozenwithjoy (Curate)
on Jun 19, 2012 at 00:59 UTC ( #976936=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to using WWW::YouTube::Download?

Given the YouTube url, the $video_id is sP4NMoJcFd4.

UPDATE... The following was sufficient to d/l that video (and it played successfully using VLC). I also used some of the other calls successfully, so it seems like all is working well with this module.

#!/usr/bin/env perl use strict; use warnings; use WWW::YouTube::Download; my $video_id = "sP4NMoJcFd4"; my $client = WWW::YouTube::Download->new; $client->download($video_id);

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Re^2: using WWW::YouTube::Download?
by Anonymous Monk on Sep 27, 2012 at 18:56 UTC
    I tried this code to download a youtube video and got the message: !! download failed: 403 Forbidden at C:\...\ line 8 If you can offer some suggestions to prevent this negative response, I would appreciate.
      I re-ran the code I posted in June (that definitely worked in June) and I'm getting a 403 error, too. Perhaps YouTube is blocking downloading of videos in this manner.

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