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Re^5: using WWW::YouTube::Download?

by serkankara (Initiate)
on Sep 28, 2012 at 20:27 UTC ( #996285=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^4: using WWW::YouTube::Download?
in thread using WWW::YouTube::Download?

I tried get-flash-videos too. Unfortunately, it gives 404 error. I could see this through checking the debug output. Seems that Youtube recognizes and rejects get-flash-videos also.

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Re^6: using WWW::YouTube::Download?
by Anonymous Monk on Oct 01, 2012 at 09:47 UTC
    Hmm, in that case, please report the bug, it worked for me very recently (i want to say this month)

    mozilla addon UnPlug works, the difference appears to be a &signature=key

Re^6: using WWW::YouTube::Download?
by mimosinnet (Beadle) on Nov 15, 2012 at 17:44 UTC

      I had the same problem with error 404 when downloading YouTube videos and I solved it.

      After frustrating, cursing, losing a few hairs and having a few more turn gray, I found the problem.

      When you copy a URL from a YouTube video in Firefox (or presumably another browser) you get something like this:

      you want to remove this portion of the string: feature=player_detailpage&v=

      The above string is for the browser, or for flash player, but is not a part of the video address string.


      When I called download with this string (with "feature_player" removed) it worked like a charm.

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