I'm looking for a script that does not utilise youtube-dl and instead Wget or curl (coupled with things like sed and other base UNIX utilities that I wouldn't need to install, like no perl).

I'm asking for such a hassle of a job, as my iPhone running iOS 9 can't run utilities like Python or youtube-dl because of architecture issues.

  • Are you sure you are installing python from the right source? Unless you're on iOS 11, device architecture shouldn't be an issue. – pixelomer Nov 4 '18 at 8:43

No, there is not, because YouTube is desperate to prevent people from downloading their videos, and if it was that easy, too many people would do it.

youtube-dl has to be regularly updated to deal with the changes that YouTube and other sites implement to keep people from downloading videos.

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