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roytam1

My build of New Moon (temp. name) a.k.a. Pale Moon fork targetting XP

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2 hours ago, Flame. said:

Are you sure it is still working in XP? AFAIR, it was migrated to latest Python 3 at some point...

https://rg3.github.io/youtube-dl/

It requires the Python interpreter (2.6, 2.7, or 3.2+), and it is not platform specific.

It's a must-have, like ffmpeg or wget.

Computing is like junk food nowadays but there's still a few very good programs and if an open source software is not compatible with you OS you have a chance to build it yourself and make it compatible again. :D

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1 hour ago, Flame. said:

it was migrated to latest Python 3

Hello :) The standalone windows executable, file youtube-dl.exe (32-bit, filesize 7.59 MiB ) has been compiled with Python 3.4.4 modules, which, AFAIK, is the last XP compatible Python version, most certainly not the latest (3.6.6/3.7.0).

On my Vista laptop, issuing "youtube-dl --version && youtube-dl -v" in the command prompt window, in my yt-dl installation directory, I get:

2018.09.01
[debug] System config: []
[debug] User config: []
[debug] Custom config: []
[debug] Command-line args: ['-v']
[debug] Encodings: locale cp1253, fs mbcs, out cp737, pref cp1253
[debug] youtube-dl version 2018.09.01
[debug] Python version 3.4.4 (CPython) - Windows-Vista-6.0.6002-SP2
[debug] exe versions: ffmpeg N-91152-g7c333dc6a7, ffprobe N-91152-g7c333dc6a7, p
hantomjs 2.1.1, rtmpdump 2.4
[debug] Proxy map: {}
Usage: youtube-dl [OPTIONS] URL [URL...]

My assessment is based on https://python.readthedocs.io/en/latest/using/windows.html#supported-versions

While the latest release of the 3.4 branch is 3,4.9, every release after 3.4.4 has been made available only as source; the last XP compatible compiled installer is for 3.4.4, to be found here ...

But even if/when in the future the yt-dl devs compile the standalone executable with non-XP compatible Python modules, all is not lost for XP users; yt-dl code has support for a variety of Python versions, methinks 2.6 to 3.7; so, an XP user can perform a full-blown Python installation on his/her system and then use the compiled zipped-executable version of yt-dl, file youtube-dl (size 1.62MB) on the GitHub Releases page... It can be invoked in the command line as

python.exe youtube-dl [various yt-dl arguments]

(you may have to use pip first to install additional python modules that yt-dl depends on, ones that do not come with the default (standard) installation on windows; but this is not a yt-dl support forum, ample info/help can be found on line already...)

@Flame :

While I spent 3 years on XP, I currently have no access to that OS (only to Vista SP2 32-bit + Win7 SP1 64-bit), so it would have been easier for you (... and me :whistle:) to get an answer to your query, had you kindly asked one of the many XP users that frequent this thread to test youtube-dl.exe for you (assuming you can't yourself...); but I didn't mind the challenge to answer it for you one single bit... :P

Regards

EDIT: @hotnuma beat me at posting, adding relevant information ;):)

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On 8/29/2018 at 7:26 PM, Jody Thornton said:

That's New Moon?

That's no moon! It's a space station!

thats-no-moon-128.png.b78d169080bb1c5239013cea568e8c72.png

Couldn't help myself, sorry. %)

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Ah, thanks for info, guys! I can't test it for the time being, unfortunately. But it's good to hear anyway. :)

My youtube downloading needs were fulfilled up until lately by the awesome 3DYD (3D Youtube Downloader), but I always kept in mind youtube-dl as a possible, albeit not overly comfortable, alternative.

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http://blog.k-tai-douga.com/
FFMPEG for Windows XP compatible LEGACY version (scroll down).

There was some recent discussion here of FFMPEG free software.

Added Later -- MSFN user CoRoNe replied with this source of WinXP FFMPEG builds:

https://msfn.org/board/topic/177125-my-build-of-new-moon-temp-name-aka-pale-moon-for-xp/?do=findComment&comment=1154072

https://rwijnsma.home.xs4all.nl/files/ffmpeg/?C=M;O=A

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21 hours ago, VistaLover said:

... Nothing of this sort here... Trying a non-protected, non-music video like https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6M_vYUUx20

I can fetch without issues:

9PPQiVJ.jpg

 

W10 + Pale Moon 28 (several versions) + Moon Tester Tool + IDM = download Youtube fail

XP + New Moon 28 (several versions) + Moon Tester Tool + IDM = download Youtube fail

In the rest of the websites, IDM does catch the downloads. I do not understand it. :}

XP + New Moon 27.9.1a1 + Moon Tester Tool + IDM = download Youtube ok

XP + Mypal 27.9.4 + Moon Tester Tool + IDM = download Youtube ok

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24 minutes ago, msfn-guest123 said:

anybody else seeing this "line" ???

What version of New Moon do you use? I do not get it. It can be something related to the theme or that I also have it and do not see it because it is the same color as the background.

Screenshot - 03_09_2018 , 20_08_02.jpg

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16 hours ago, hotnuma said:

https://rg3.github.io/youtube-dl/


It requires the Python interpreter (2.6, 2.7, or 3.2+), and it is not platform specific.

 

https://rg3.github.io/youtube-dl/download.html

*** Begin Quoting ***
Remember youtube-dl requires Python version 2.6, 2.7, or 3.2+ to work except for Windows exe.

Windows exe requires Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package (x86) and does not require Python that is already embedded into the binary.
*** End Quoting ***

So, APPARENTLY NOW it is NOT needed for YOUTUBE-DL.EXE (Windows OS) to have PYTHON installed. But instead, you need the VISUAL C++ Package specified above. Which, this is something new to me. I am CERTAIN that in the PAST that PYTHON was required for 'WIN OS' YOUTUBE-DL.EXE to work, but NOT anymore.

Just posting this so that APPARENT 'misinformation' is not said in this THREAD here. :)

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Hi,

I just noticed that the latest version, palemoon-28.1.0a1.win32-git-20180825-74c6c585a-xpmod, plays back audio tracks from

Tweeter videos poorly, they sound like if they were treated with a pitch effect, the pitch is lowered or slowed down.  MyPal

latest version plays them back fine though.

Please, check this problem so it can be fixed.

Thanks.

 

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2 hours ago, caliber said:

it comes installed by default on Basilisk or Firefox though 

Not quite... FxESR 52.9.0 (and later), as well as Basilisk (Serpent) 52/55 have this functionality as a native application feature, so they're not in need of the E-N-T extension; but this feature is native to the Australis (Fx 29-56) UI, used in both above browsers...

Pale Moon (New Moon) 27/28 continue to use the pre-Australis (Fx 4.0-28.x) UI, and this lacks support for indicating tabs with audio content; to regain part of this functionality, on NM you have to install that special extension; I say part, because that extension only works in tabs with HTML5 audio(/video), whereas the native function in Australis Fx works even in tabs with an embedded Shockwave Flash player... ;):)

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25 minutes ago, curiosil said:

Please, check this problem so it can be fixed.

... This is an already reported and known issue; last word on this from @roytam1 can be read here :rolleyes:

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