I found an interesting shell script today while browsing digg that allows you to download all the youtube videos for a particular user that match a certain pattern. This is a great example of the power of regular expressions, by the way… I wrote a quick PHP port (plaintext version) that you can use if you’re running Windows. It doesn’t have a progress bar (since it’s not using wget), but it gets the job done.

Update: if you don’t have the PHP interpreter installed either, you can go to this page to generate direct links to the videos that would have been downloaded by the script automatically. I just threw it together in 5 minutes, so it’s not pretty. But again, it works. Just right click and “save as.”

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