The latest stable version is available to install using pip:
# pip install livestreamer
But you can also get the development version using Git:
$ git clone git://github.com/chrippa/livestreamer.git $ cd livestreamer # python setup.py install
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Python has guides helping you install Python + pip on the most common operating systems.
Livestreamer currently depends on these libraries/programs to function.
To run the setup script you need:
These will be installed automatically by the setup script if they are missing:
Livestreamer is also available in these package repositories:
Livestreamer is primarily developed for Unix-like operating systems where using a CLI is common. There is however a installer available for brave Windows users who don’t mind using the command prompt.
The installer can be downloaded from Github. It contains a precompiled version of Livestreamer that does not require you to install any of the dependencies.