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Re: [vox-tech] download manager c++ code
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Re: [vox-tech] download manager c++ code

hello Ken:

I've just installed cclive and it seemed working, thanks a lot!
Two more questions though:
1. does it provide a API? maybe it's only an utility. I noticed that
you mentioned kget has a shared lib exposing an API, i'll check it out
2. any such things for Windows ?

Thanks again,

On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 11:30 PM, Ken Bloom<kbloom@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-06-22 at 22:12 -0400, Hai Yi wrote:
>> Hello there:
>> I am looking for some c++ component or snippet, which is basically a
>> download manager. For example, when a url link of youtube is feeded,
>> the corresponding video file will be downloaded.
>> I did some google but unfortuately couldn't find any viable ones.
>> Anyone out there are able to help me on it?
> Unfortunately, your example (of a YouTube download) is not the same as
> the general case of a direct link, because downloading a YouTube video
> isn't a direct link.
> If you're looking for software for downloading a YouTube video, look at
> youtube-dl or clive, both of which are command-line programs for
> downloading YouTube videos, given the YouTube page URL. (This is good,
> for example, when you don't have a flash browser plugin installed -- the
> resulting video can be played as an mp4 using mplayer).
> As for general download mangers here are the choices I see in apt-get:
> d4x - graphical download manager
> gwget - GNOME front-end for wget
> kget - download manager for KDE 4
> multiget - graphical download manager
> wmget - Background download manager in a Window Maker dock app
> kget, in particular has a shared library that must expose an API for
> interacting with kget.
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