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README.md

Mix sync

This simple script uses youtube-dl to sync several sources with your local filesystem. It was mainly developed to "follow" several youtube DJs and download their mixes so they can later be listend to with a proper audio player like MPD.

How to use

Adjust the config.ini and point mixes_dir to the parent folder where all your downloads should be synced to. Inside this folder you can place several subfolders containing a url.txt file. The tool will find all of these files and pass the first line of it alongside with other options you define in options to youtube-dl.

url.txt considerations

Be aware that youtube-dl maybe downloads more then you expect. E.g. if you just put in a YouTube channel url (https://www.youtube.com/c/<channel_name>) it will also download playlists created by this account (possibly referencing videos/music from other accounts). To avoid this you have to specify the exact location. For uploads of one single channel only you can add e.g. https://www.youtube.com/c/<channel_name>/videos.

Auto update for MPD

If you want to update MPD automatically you can set update=True and define the mpd_root. mpd_root should be the same as your music_directory in /etc/mpd.conf.

⚠️ Attention ⚠️

I tried to avoid any shell injection with the contents of url.txt but maybe failed. Make sure to only put content you trust in there and don't let strangers write to it. It might cause damage. You have been warned!