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https://github.com/philbot9/youtube-comment-scraper/

Downloads the comments on YouTube videos.

Used to be available at ytcomments.klostermann.ca but that IP got banned because of overuse.

  • WARNING - Do not overuse this program, or maybe you will get IP-banned. The authors' GUI website did.
  • See my youtube-comment-scraper.sh script for how I use it.

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todo - there's a fork which can also get comments!

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was http://ytdl-org.github.io/youtube-dl/ [ 1 ] was www.arrakis.es/~rggi3/youtube-dl/ (archive) then rg3.github.io/youtube-dl/
https://youtube-dl.org/ [ 2 ] also https://yt-dl.org/

A commandline downloader for YouTube videos and playlists (and not comments). Also works for a surprising number of other websites.

It has no competition, so I guess I can say that it'll have to do, but it really is good.

See also:

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Footnotes

^ 1 was www.arrakis.es/~rggi3/youtube-dl/ (archive) then rg3.github.io/youtube-dl/
^ 2 also https://yt-dl.org/