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This is a list of the collaborators of the project and their major contributions. See the Changelog for more details.

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ko-fi gh-sponsor

  • Owner of the fork



  • Multithreading (-N) and aria2c support for fragment downloads
  • Support for media initialization and discontinuity in HLS
  • The self-updater (-U)



  • Improved plugin architecture
  • YouTube improvements including: age-gate bypass, private playlists, multiple-clients (to avoid throttling) and a lot of under-the-hood improvements
  • Added support for new websites YoutubeWebArchive, MainStreaming, PRX, nzherald, Mediaklikk, StarTV etc
  • Improved/fixed support for Patreon, panopto, gfycat, itv, pbs, SouthParkDE etc

Ashish0804 [Inactive]


  • Added support for new websites BiliIntl, DiscoveryPlusIndia, OlympicsReplay, PlanetMarathi, ShemarooMe, Utreon, Zee5 etc
  • Added playlist/series downloads for Hotstar, ParamountPlus, Rumble, SonyLIV, Trovo, TubiTv, Voot etc
  • Improved/fixed support for HiDive, HotStar, Hungama, LBRY, LinkedInLearning, Mxplayer, SonyLiv, TV2, Vimeo, VLive etc


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  • Download live from start to end for YouTube
  • Added support for new websites AbemaTV, mildom, PixivSketch, skeb, radiko, voicy, mirrativ, openrec, whowatch, damtomo,, mixch etc
  • Improved/fixed support for fc2, YahooJapanNews, tver, iwara etc


  • --update-to, automated release, nightly builds
  • --cookies-from-browser support for Firefox containers
  • Added support for new websites Genius, Kick, NBCStations, Triller, VideoKen etc
  • Improved/fixed support for Anvato, Brightcove, Instagram, ParamountPlus, Reddit, SlidesLive, TikTok, Twitter, Vimeo etc


ko-fi gh-sponsor

  • --update-to, automated release, nightly builds
  • Rework internals like traverse_obj, various core refactors and bugs fixes
  • Helped fix crunchyroll, Twitter, wrestleuniverse, wistia, slideslive etc