mathiasvr/youtube-terminal

:tv: Stream YouTube videos as ascii art in the terminal!

YouTube Terminal

npm downloads dependencies license

Stream YouTube videos as ascii art in the terminal!

usage

YouTube Terminal will play the first found search result:

$ youtube-terminal [options] 'cyanide and happiness'

options

-l, --link [url]         Use YouTube link instead of searching
-i, --invert             Invert brightness, recommended on white background
    --color              Use 16 terminal colors [experimental]
-c, --contrast [percent] Adjust video contrast [default: 35]
-w, --width [number]     ASCII video character width
-m, --mute               Disable audio playback
    --fps [number]       Adjust playback frame rate
-h, --help               Display this usage information

Note that setting the --invert flag had the opposite effect in earlier releases, and was changed based on this poll.

install

$ npm install -g youtube-terminal

Be sure to have FFmpeg installed as well.

Ubuntu/Debian users should have ALSA installed as well:

$ sudo apt-get install libasound2-dev

related

ascii-pixels

license

MIT

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