downloading online video

downloading online video #

generally it’s either a file or an hls stream. files are easy and hls streams are mostly opening devtools>network in firefox and searching for m3u8.

vimeo #

  1. get a vimeo account (duh)
  2. buy/rent your vod
  3. export cookies for (use a browser extension)
  4. use youtube-dlp like this:
yt-dlp --cookies cookies.txt VIMEO_VOD_URL
  1. get the subtitles: open devtools and go to the network tab, search for vtt and download the files for the language you want