Your self hosted YouTube media server

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Browser Extension: Tube Archivist Companion

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Core functionality

  • Subscribe to your favorite YouTube channels
  • Download Videos
  • Index and make videos searchable
  • Play videos
  • Keep track of viewed and unviewed videos

Problem Description

Once your YouTube video collection grows, it becomes hard to search and find a specific video. That's where Tube Archivist comes in: By indexing your video collection with metadata from YouTube, you can organize, search and enjoy your archived YouTube videos without hassle offline through a convenient web interface.

Latest Release:

Release tag: v0.1.7

Release date: 2022-07-03

Project update

  • Tube Archivist Companion browser extension v0.0.3 now supports cookie sync


  • Added Periodical cookie validation
  • API: Added task GET view to return running tasks, by @lamusmaser
  • API: Added route to store cookie with POST request for browser extension


  • Changed skip superuser creation with lockfile at startup, by @dshoreman
  • Changed cookie import to don't load if validation fails
  • Changed Redis connections to auto expire
  • Changed Redis message handling refactor to not auto expire


  • Fixed various CSS scaling issues for tablet and mobile