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Download all videos from YouTube Playlist in all supported resolutions (including 1080p and 4K)
import os
import re
from pytube import Playlist, YouTube
def download_playlist(playlist_url, resolution):
playlist = Playlist(playlist_url)
playlist_name = re.sub(r'\W+', '-', playlist.title)
if not os.path.exists(playlist_name):
for index, v in enumerate(playlist.videos, start=1):
video = YouTube(v.watch_url, use_oauth=True)
video_resolution = video.streams.filter(res=resolution).first()
video_filename = f"{index}. {video_resolution.default_filename}"
video_path = os.path.join(playlist_name, video_filename)
if os.path.exists(video_path):
print(f"{video_filename} already exists")
video_streams = video.streams.filter(res=resolution)
if not video_streams:
highest_resolution_stream = video.streams.get_highest_resolution()
video_name = highest_resolution_stream.default_filename
f"Downloading {video_name} in {highest_resolution_stream.resolution}")
video_stream = video_streams.first()
video_name = video_stream.default_filename
print(f"Downloading video for {video_name} in {resolution}")"video.mp4")
audio_stream = video.streams.get_audio_only()
print(f"Downloading audio for {video_name}")"audio.mp4")
"ffmpeg -y -i video.mp4 -i audio.mp4 -c:v copy -c:a aac final.mp4 -loglevel quiet -stats")
os.rename("final.mp4", video_path)
if __name__ == "__main__":
playlist_url = input("Enter the playlist url: ")
resolutions = ["240p", "360p", "480p", "720p", "1080p", "1440p", "2160p"]
resolution = input(f"Please select a resolution {resolutions}: ")
download_playlist(playlist_url, resolution)
  • Using this script, you can download all the videos from a YouTube Playlist in all supported resolutions (including 1080p and 2160p).
  • Enter the playlist url and the resolution you wish to download.
  • Make sure you have ffmpeg setup on your machine. Check the tutorial for the setup guide.
  • You can download the videos in the following resolutions: 144p, 240p, 360p, 480p, 720p, 1080p, 1440p, 2160p
  • Check the video for available resolutions.
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