How to Download YouTube Videos in Linux Command Line?

The videos can be downloaded from the online source through the Linux terminal using the youtube-dl tool. youtube-dl is a Python-based small command-line tool that makes it possible to download the videos from Youtube, Facebook, Dailymotion, and few more similar sites. It is written in PyGTK and requires Python interpreter to run this program, it’s not platform restricted.

The top feature of this tool is that it supports resuming the interrupted downloads. If the download process is killed in the middle, we can simply re-run it with the same video URL.

Features of youtube-dl: