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RTVE Downloader

  • Install by downloading:
    Download the application from the downloads page, unzip, and then follow this sample script:
$ cd rtvedownloader/src
$ sudo python install

  • Or install by cloning the repository:
$ hg clone
$ cd rtvedownloader/src
$ sudo python install


After installing just type

$ rtvedownload url_to_video

To get help, just call without any parameter

$ rtvedownload

Usage: rtvedownload [options] url

Download a video or podcast from TVE "A la carta":

  --version             show program's version number and exit
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -f FILE, --file=FILE  save video/podcast to FILE
  -v, --verbose         verbose mode
  -n, --no-action       does not download any file, just checks for


The output looks like this:

$ rtvedownload
Downloading file /Users/jimcerberus/Downloads/1302903059020.flv 243 Mbytes
[======================================================================-----] 94% - 228 Mbytes of 243 Mbytes

Thanks to

Sergio García-Cuevas González for the original version of this downloader.
Have fun!