Your self hosted YouTube media server

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Browser Extension: Tube Archivist Companion

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Project Documentation


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: v0.4.6

Release date: 2024-01-27

Project Updates

  • This is a small maintenance release fixing some bugs
  • This has a workaround for a memory usage problem in Celery, the task scheduler


  • Fixed a memory leak in celery by reducing the worker life time, by @PhuriousGeorge
  • Fixed an issue where deleting a channel wouldn't clean up subtitles correctly
  • Fixed reindexing item that has since been deleted locally after queue start
  • Fixed throttling video redirect when reindexing by validating IDs and raising error on mismatch