How to using youtube-dl with ffmpeg. Examples.

Using youtube-dl with ffmpeg or How to grab YouTube video and re stream as live RTMP stream with FFMPEG

First you need install youtube-dl and ffmpeg last version (because last ffmpeg builds supports https protocol)

Here is examples how to use youtube-dl with ffmpeg

Get YouTube stream parameters:

ffmpeg  -i "`youtube-dl -g https://StreamAddress`"

Restream video with h264 transcoding and push as  RTMP to other streamer:

ffmpeg -re -i "`youtube-dl -g https://StreamAddress`" -preset medium -acodec aac -strict experimental -ar 44100 -ac 2 -b:a 96k -vcodec libx264 -b:v 1300k -maxrate 2600k -bufsize 2600k -f flv rtmp://Destination_Address:1935/Stream/stream_name

 

 

 

 

 

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