flv-dl

Description

Downloads or plays Flash Video (.flv) file directly from their web-page.

Why?

Because fuck flash, that's why.

Features

  • Extracts flashvars from:
    • param tags.
    • embed / object tags.
    • JavaScript

TODO

  • Support extracting Video URLs from XML/JSON config files.
  • Add specs for FLV::Video against major Flash Video websites (yes, even the sketchy porn sites.)

Synopsis

Downloads a video:

flv-dl "URL"
flv-dl -o video.flv "URL"

Plays a video:

export VIDEO_PLAYER=mplayer
flv-dl -p "URL"

List available formats / URLs:

flv-dl -U "URL"

Dumps the collected flashvars:

flv-dl -D "URL"

Requirements

Install

$ gem install flv-dl

Copyright

Copyright (c) 2012 Postmodern

See LICENSE for details.