Download videos from youtube.com or other video platforms
youtube-dl is a command-line program to download videos from YouTube.com and
a few more sites. It requires the Python interpreter, version 2.6, 2.7, or
3.2+, and it is not platform specific. It should work on your Unix box, on
Windows or on macOS. It is released to the public domain, which means you
can modify it, redistribute it or use it however you like.
Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.
Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.
Snap is available for Linux Mint 18.2 (Sonya), Linux Mint 18.3 (Sylvia), and the latest releases, Linux Mint 19 (Tara) and Linux Mint 19.1 (Tessa).
You can find out which version of Linux Mint you’re running by opening System info from the Preferences menu. To install snap from the Software Manager application, search for snapd and click Install.
Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install snapd
Either restart your machine, or log out and in again, to complete the installation.
To install youtube-dl, simply use the following command: