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Minimal media duplicator for common media services like youtube.


a minimal content duplicator for common media services like youtube

available for:

linux apple windows

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project is discontinued


media-dupes can1:

  • download video
  • download audio

media-dupes is:

  • based on electron
  • using bundled versions of youtube-dl and ffmpeg to do it's magic
  • available for freebsd, linux, macOS and windows.
  • free and open source

getting started


You'll find the latest releases here.


Please see the installation instructions for more details.


media-dupes checks on application launch if there is a newer media-dupes version available. Updates must be installed manually as automatic updating of electron applications requires that the builds are code-signed, which i can't provide so far.

media-dupes checks as well on application launch if there are updates available for the bundled youtube-dl tool.

Be aware:

Updating the bundled youtube-dl package is only possible if the user has write access to the media-dupes installation path (which does not work for all available packages/installation types).


Please see the changelog for more details.


Please see the LICENSE for more details.

debugging / verbose / logging

Please see the verbose informations for more details.


  • media-dupes is using sentry to collect error reports and do some anonymous usage stats. This helps heavily finding bugs which might occur only in some specific use-cases.
  • reporting is enabled by default, but can be disabled in the application settings UI.
  • media-dupes is not tracking it's users (i.e. using Google Analytics or similar)
  • no ip addresses are stored

Please check here how media-dupes is using sentry and why.


If you have question regarding media-dupes click here to create an issue

support / fund

If you want to support the development of media-dupes you can fund me on:


media-dupes is not affiliated with any of the supported apps/services.


You are always welcome to check and even improve the code.


1: Assuming the provided url is supported by youtube-dl.


Something missing? Edit this app.

Keyboard Shortcuts

Key Action
/ Focus the search bar
Esc Focus the search bar and cleans it
Select the next search result
Select the previous search result
Enter Open the selected search result
cmdEnter Ctrl+Enter Open the selected search result in a new tab