I'm a novice data hoarder, and have a few hundred videos archived from YouTube, using the following youtube-dl config file:
-i -o "%(uploader)s (%(uploader_id)s)/%(upload_date)s - %(title)s - (%(duration)ss) [%(resolution)s] [%(id)s].%(ext)s" # Archive Settings --download-archive youtube-dl-archive.txt -a youtube-dl-channels.txt # Uniform Format --prefer-ffmpeg --merge-output-format mkv # Get All Subs to SRT --write-sub --all-subs --convert-subs srt # Get metadata --add-metadata --write-description --write-thumbnail # Debug -v
I just recently realized that I should really be including the
How can I go back through and download just the info-json files for all the videos without re-downloading the videos themselves? I've been using the
-a option to keep track of what videos I've already archived, and thus I can easily use that file as a list of all the videos I need to download the info-json file for.
But I still don't know how to download just the info-json. Thanks for any pointers here.