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@Franiac Franiac released this Mar 6, 2021

Fixed Bugs

  • In the download view every download now has its own "Open Download Folder" button
  • The "Channel Name" textfield would not show an error message if the channel does not exist
  • Removed an assembly reference that made TL 1.8.3 crash on Windows 7
  • In the update info view show the new TL version in format X.Y.Z


  • Updated FFMPEG to version 4.3.2
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@Franiac Franiac released this Jan 15, 2021

Fixed Bugs

  • Error 404 when clicking the "Download" button (Twitch API change)
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@Franiac Franiac released this Sep 4, 2020

Fixed Bugs

  • Changes made by Twitch on September 1st, 2020 resulted in Twitch Leecher beeing unable to download certain videos
  • When creating a mp4 file, the audio stream was not copied from the source stream but re-encoded to a standard format
  • Searching for video urls containing "video" instead of "videos" was not possible
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@Franiac Franiac released this Nov 27, 2019


If you have downloaded sub-only videos in the past, you probably came across the infamous 410 (gone) error. With this release Twitch Leecher is not capable of downloading sub-only videos anymore. Twitch changed the way those videos can be accessed. At this point we have to respect Twitch for taking care of the streamers' rights to protect their content.

I know there are some tools out there that still work in certain conditions and there are some workarounds that also make it possible to download sub-only content for a short period of time with older versions of Twitch Leecher.

Those tools or workarounds use either very dirty and hacky code that is extremely prone to fail in the future or they do not work in every scenario (2-factor authentication with the Authy app for example). I want to provide a good and alyways working tool for my users so I refrain from implementing such functionality.

If you think you found a good workaround, please don't post a new issue or send me an email unless you have read and understood the following GitHub issue from top to bottom: Issue #419


  • The login system has been completely removed since it was only required for sub-only videos
  • The Installer does not install .NET Framework 4.8 automatically anymore since the automaic installation process caused problems on various systems in the past. You need to make sure .NET Framework 4.8 is already installed before running the Twitch Leecher installer, otherwise it will fail with a message telling you to install it first.


Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8 is part of Windows 10 version 1903 and above

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@Franiac Franiac released this Nov 15, 2019

Fixed Bugs

  • Downloading a sub-only video fails
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@Franiac Franiac released this Nov 14, 2019

Fixed Bugs

  • Fixed the "410 (gone)" error if you are logged in
  • License in the installer is not completely readable
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@Franiac Franiac released this Nov 12, 2019


This update TRIES to fix the "410 (gone)" issue. The fix is not well tested and nobody really knows if it is "legit". Don't be surprised if it reappeares shortly. And please stop sending me emails about the issue, thx :D

Fixed Bugs

  • Hopefully fixed the "410 (gone)" issue when trying to download a video
  • Fixed the .NET 4.8 hash code error in the installer


  • Support link now points to GitHub issues
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@Franiac Franiac released this Jul 29, 2019

Breaking Changes

  • .NET Framework 4.8 is required for running Twitch Leecher
  • Support for Windows Vista discontinued
  • Twitch Leecher 32 Bit discontinued


  • Replaced native web browser control with CefSharp Chromium

Fixed Bugs

  • Cannot authenticate to Twitch ("Authorize" button does not work)
  • Generated wrong download link in the update dialog
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@Franiac Franiac released this Jul 24, 2019

New Feature

  • Added an option to disable mp4 conversion after download. If enabled, only the raw .ts file from Twitch gets downloaded . Cropping is not available in this mode.
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@Franiac Franiac released this Jul 5, 2019

Fixed Bugs:

  • Twitch Leecher is unable to download any VODs
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