Youtube MP4 downloader

By Brandyn Last update May 3, 2010 — Installed 153,187 times.

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The following is an archive of comments made before threaded discussions was implemented (November 16th, 2008)

 
KayKay Scriptwright

There is no need to improve my script??! Just a simple copy! (You may rename MY variable names, at least!! Buffoon!)

Same script (with auto-update + multilingual + multi format support [mp4, aswell as high quality flv + normal flv!!]):
http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/28918

 
Brandyn Script's Author

My script should work now.

 
n00dles User

Or... you could use this script, which does work:

http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/28178

 
Booboo Scriptwright

Hi people,

I've done the same as you, but i looked behind the scenes so there were some problems in the code, i've tried to sove:

// ==UserScript==
// @name          Download ANY Video from YouTube
// @namespace     http://userscripts.org/users/37550
// @description   adds a link to download flv from You Tube
// @source        http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/28937
// @identifier    http://userscripts.org./scripts/source/28937.user.js
// @version     5
// @date          2008-06-62
// @creator       Sn1p1ng Guy117
// @include       *youtube.*/*v=*
// ==/UserScript==



 var download_url = 'http://www.youtubemp4.com/video/';
 var playerDiv = document.getElementById('movie_player');
 var flashvars = document.evaluate("attribute::flashvars", playerDiv, null, XPathResult.STRING_TYPE, null).stringValue;
 var video_id = flashvars.match(/video_id=([^(\&|$)]*)/)[1];
 var video_format = '.mp4'; 
 var video_url = download_url + video_id + video_format;

function getEl(w){
	return document.getElementById(w);
}



autoupdate();
       desc = getEl("watch-views-div");
       descP = desc.parentNode;
       dv = document.createElement("a");
       dv.innerHTML=" Download MP4 ";
       dv.setAttribute("rel", "nofollow");
       dv.setAttribute("class", "actionLink");
       dv.href=video_url;
       descP.insertBefore(dv, desc);

function autoupdate() {
var day = GM_getValue('day');
if(day == undefined){
	GM_setValue('day',new Date().getDay());
}else{
	if(day != new Date().getDay()){

		GM_xmlhttpRequest({
			method:"GET",
			url:'http://userscripts.org./scripts/source/28937.user.js',
			onload:function(result) {
				if (result.responseText.indexOf('@version     1') == -1) {
					var div = document.createElement("div");
			div.setAttribute("style", "background-color: #00FF00;");
					div.appendChild(document.createTextNode('There is a new version of the "Download ANY Video from YouTube" userscript.'));
					div.appendChild(document.createElement("br"));

					var a1 = document.createElement("a");
					a1.setAttribute("href", "http://userscripts.org/scripts/source/28937.user.js");
					a1.appendChild(document.createTextNode('Click here to install the script update'));
					div.appendChild(a1);

					document.body.insertBefore(div, document.body.firstChild);
			GM_setValue('version',version + 1);
				}
			}
		});
		GM_setValue('day',new Date().getDay());
	}else{

	}
	}
}

I don't guaranty anything but the syntax errors are gone. ;)

 
n00dles User

Ditto for me - I've installed and re-installed, but never see the "Download MP4" link. Too bad... this sounds like exactly the script I wanted. I've got very little use for low-res FLVs, but would love a quick and easy way to grab the MP4s.

 
JoeSimmons Scriptwright

Np. By the way Author, your include should be correctly put as http://*youtube.com/watch?=v*

Script isn't even working now, at all, no matter how many times I re-install.

 
KayKay Scriptwright

Oh! ^^ Sry for that one dude... I missunderstood! ;-D

Yea... looks like that... Well... just use...
http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/28918
Now available in over 10 languages! :-)

 
JoeSimmons Scriptwright

Not yours. His.

 
KayKay Scriptwright

Yea... For sure! If my script was uploaded first, it has to be a copy!?! *eye-roll*

FLV because not all videos are available as mp4!

 
JoeSimmons Scriptwright

haha yea script copy. and this isn't mp4 format, it's flv....

 
KayKay Scriptwright

Same script (with auto-update + multilingual) already exists at:
http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/28918

 
Hot Soup0 User

Whereabouts should this link be? I've installed it three times total, haven't seen it yet...

*EDIT* Whooops, found it.

 
Brandyn Script's Author

Some users report this as not displaying the download link, if this happens reinstall.