PHP Youtube and Vimeo Video Downloader Script: Download YouTube or Vimeo videos

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This package can download YouTube or Vimeo videos.

It takes as parameter the URL of a video page on YouTube or Video sites.

The class determines the identifier of the video and the video download URL.

It returns the URL to download the video file as result.

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YouTube is the most popular video hosting site, but Vimeo is also used by many video publishers.

Many users would like to be able to download videos from these sites and watch them offline, but the sites do not provide a good solution for that.

This package provides means for downloading videos from either YouTube or Vimeo using PHP scripts.

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This is a script done by me for Youtube and Vimeo video downloader.

Below is the given example to extract the download link of Youtube and Vimeo. After you got the downlad link you can create your own downloader.

include_once 'YouTubeDownloader.php';
include_once 'VimeoDownloader.php';
include_once 'LinkHandler.php';
$url = "";
$handler = new LinkHandler();
$downloader = $handler->getDownloader($url);
File Role Description
Downloader (4 files)
example (1 file) Doc. Documentation

  Files  /  Downloader  
File Role Description
   Downloader.php Class Class source
   LinkHandler.php Class Class source
   VimeoDownloader.php Class Class source
   YouTubeDownloader.php Class Class source

  Files  /  example  
File Role Description
   example.php Example Example script

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