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DESCRIPTION

Simple tool to download video lectures from edx.com . It requires the Python interpreter (v 2.x or 3.x), youtube-dl, BeautifulSoup4 and it's platform independent. It should work fine in your Unix box, in Windows or in Mac OS X .

DEPENDENCIES

youtube-dl

We use youtube-dl to download video lectures from youtube "We don't wanna reinvent the wheel :)". Make sure you have youtube-dl installed in your system .

You can find youtube-dl here : https://github.com/rg3/youtube-dl

BeautifulSoup

Scrapping the web can be very silly task, but BeautifulSoup makes it so easy :), it isn't included in the python standard library . Make sure you have BeautifulSoup installed .

You can install it with

pip install beautifulsoup4 

or

easy_install beautifulsoup4.

For more info : http://www.crummy.com/software/BeautifulSoup/#Download

Files

edx-dl.py

Python2 implementation for edx-downloader

edx-downloader.py

The original file written by shk3 in/for python3 then updated by emadshaaban92 using 2to3 .

USAGE

For Python2.x

use edx-dl.py , simply excute it with 2 agrument "email,password"

Example
python edx-dl.py user@user.com 123456

Your downloaded videos will be placed in a new Directory called "Downloaded"

The script is very interactive , if you have a issue please tell us .

For Python3.x

Instructions are the same as Python2.x except you should use edx-downloader.py instead of edx-dl.py

Example
python3 edx-downloader.py user@user.com 123456
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