I have a slow connection, and I just want to extract audio from YouTube with youtube-dl.

Thus, my goal is to download and the extract the best quality audio, while downloading the smallest video format available, which gets disposed of anyway.


I don't know if it's actually implemented, but this could work:

youtube-dl -f worstvideo+bestaudio www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ


youtube-dl -f worst+bestaudio www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ

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