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Nicoloid - Download video from nicovideo and convert to mp3



  • This tool is optimized for VOCALOID.
  • If video name contains VOCALOID names, this tool will put to artist tag in ID3.


  • Ruby 1.9+ (Ruby 1.9.2+ is supported)
  • ffmpeg

How to use

  1. write config in yaml, format is below
  2. run nicoloid /path/to/config.yml


  mail: your_mail
  password: your_password

  temporary: temporary_directory
  output: mp3_directory

ffmpeg: path_to_ffmpeg

# if you use ranking as source
  from: ranking
  method: ranking_method
  span: ranking_span
  category: ranking_category

# if you use mylist as source
# (tbd)

# the followings are optional.

  host: proxy_host
  port: proxy_port

limit: limit_count_of_videos


output directory

  • output directory will be wiped all its including files before converting. please move file which you need.
  • output mp3-s will be saved in output directory.

Temporary directory

  • it will be created automatically before converting, and deleted after converting.

What's a ranking_method and span?

  • Niconico ranking url includes method, span and category.


  method: fav
  span: daily
  category: vocaloid


MIT Licence

(c) Shota Fukumori 2011

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions: The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software. THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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