Download Youtube video
Dolphin Service Menus
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Description:

Konqueror service menu to download and encode youtube videos.

This is a hack of another service menu that stoped working (at least for me):
http://www.kde-apps.org/content/show.php?content=37509

It has the following features:

- Download videos with the KDE file copy dialog instead of using KGet
- Automatically encode videos with mencoder, or just download

You can use ffmpeg too, just comment out the right lines in the python file, I'm unable to encode some videos with ffmpeg, so mencoder is the default

Dependencies: python and mencoder/ffmpeg

installation:
cd ~/.kde/share/apps/konqueror/servicemenus/
tar xzvf /path/to/youtube-servicemenu.tar.gz
Thanks to arctor for the original script

mescobal

10 years ago

Made some changes (store default path)
# BEGIN proposed changes
# check if saved directory exists
line=""
if os.path.exists('defaultdir.txt'):
# if file exists load its content
f = open('defaultdir.txt','r+')
line = f.readline()
if line=="":
# if the file is empty, then default is home directory
line="~"
f.close()
rootdir_pipe = os.popen('kdialog --title "Save file(s) in..." --getexistingdirectory '+ line)
root_dir = rootdir_pipe.read().strip()
print root_dir
f = open('defaultdir.txt','w')
# save selected path
f.write(root_dir)
f.close()
# END of proposed changes

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JSA

10 years ago

Hi Hirs.
First of all, thanks for this app. It's great!
Secondly, I have to inform you of a little bug in the script: it can't download files which have a ! symbol on their name. Try giving it a go.
Thanks for the development of this service menu.

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loefisch

11 years ago

i like the program, good work, i haven't seen anything like that for OSX or windows before.
But it would be quite more handy, if the program remembered where I saved the last vid.
thx

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RompeRatones

11 years ago

it works for me

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panzi

11 years ago

It still didn't work for me, so I made some changes:
http://www.kde-apps.org/content/show.php?content=41456

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denisq

11 years ago

panzi, instead of opening your own project you could help Hirs to improve his one. that would be much more constructive!

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panzi

11 years ago

What a big "project". It's just a very small script. It makes no sense to treat it like a real project. My improved version has 94 LOC, including the GPL license block.

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