Audio Workflow

Step 1 Use youtube-dl to download video youtube-dl –audio-format Flac –audio-quality 0 “” Step 2 Use ffprobe to view video and audio streams in downloaded YouTube video ./ffprobe downloadedyoutubevideo.mp4 Step 3 Use ffmpeg to extract audio from downloaded YouTube video See ./ffmpeg -i downloadedyoutubevideo.mp4 -map 0:1 downloadedyoutubevideo.flac Step 4 Use metaflac to view and/or… Continue reading Audio Workflow

ExtraTorrent has shut down permanently

Another useful site shutdown. With seemingly no explanation although with a subtle warning: Stay away from fake ExtraTorrent websites and clones. Why is this happening? Who is behind this? Why shut down without an explanation? Did we not matter? ET was indeed a place to be.

Farewell 2003-2016

A sad day it was. The day I could no longer search. Dumbfounded, confused, I tried repeatedly and each time no results displayed. Something is clearly wrong and I was bothered. Only on the desperate last search did I see the words. So accustomed to seeing a list of results that on first view I… Continue reading Farewell 2003-2016