YouTube Shorts Downloader

In this tutorial, we will discuss a simple method to download YouTube short videos without using any websites.

We can download Youtube Shorts videos using yt-dlp. It is youtube-dl for with additional features. This is a command-line tool to download videos from the internet. It has executables for Windows, Linux, and Mac.

Install yt-dlp on Windows

To install yt-dlp on windows just download the latest executable from here. Download and save yt-dlp exe and add it system path or run it using the full path.

Install yt-dlp on UNIX-like OSes (MacOS, Linux, BSD)

To install run the following commands :

sudo curl -L -o /usr/local/bin/yt-dlp
sudo chmod a+rx /usr/local/bin/yt-dlp

Or install using Homebrew :

brew install yt-dlp/taps/yt-dlp

Download YouTube Short video

To download short video run the following command :

yt-dlp URL

yt-dlp will download the video and save it.

To update yt-dlp run the following command:

yt-dlp -U


There you have it, a simple method to download YouTube shorts videos.

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