tatort-dl - an ARD-mediathek download utility

tatort-dl is a shell-scripted CLI tool for downloading films from http://www.ardmediathek.de/.

It's named after it's main purpose: to download Tatorts ;) However - as of Jan 25 2010 - it also works with any other content on http://www.ardmediathek.de/.

Please read the license under “help” at ardmediathek.de before using tatort-dl. Some Films or Clips are only available during certain hours and/or time-periods.

Installation and Usage

tatort-dl will work on all systems supporting bash, curl and rtmpdump. It's developed for GNU/Linux and may work on OSX and BSD.

Download: tatort-dl.sh (latest).

Save it as tatort-dl in ~/bin or /usr/local/bin/ and mark it as executable chmod +x tatort-dl.

You need to have rtmpdump and curl software installed (sudo apt-get install rtmpdump curl).

Usage:
  tatort-dl <ARDmediathek-URL> [out-file]
The default out-file name is ./format<ard-uid>.f4v
 
Example:
  tatort-dl "http://www.ardmediathek.de/ard/servlet/content/3517136?documentId=3701294"

Source Code

Update: 2012/05/28 - fix parser for new ARD web-player.

view tatort-dl.sh source

#!/bin/bash
# tatort-dl - download movies from ARDmediathek using rtmpdump
# Copyright (C) 2010-2012 Robin Gareus <robin@gareus.org>
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
# the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
# (at your option) any later version.
#
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along
# with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc.,
# 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
#

RTMPDUMP=${RTMPDUMP:-rtmpdump}
INTERACTIVE=
GETURLONLY=
QUIET=

while getopts ":Vhigq" opt; do
  case $opt in
    V)
      echo "tator-dl v2013-01-28"
      echo
      echo "Copyright (C) 2010-2013 Robin Gareus"
      echo "This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is NO"
      echo "warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE."
      exit 0
      ;;
    h)
      echo "tatort-dl - CLI tool for downloading films from http://www.ardmediathek.de/. "
      echo
      echo "Usage: tatort-dl [-i] [-g] [-q] <ARDmediathek-URL> [OutFileName] "
      echo
      echo "Wrapper script to parse rtmp and mp4 URLs from the ard-mediathek and launch"
      echo "a download using 'rtmpdump'."
      echo "The default out-file name is ./format<ard-uid>.flv"
      echo "-i option: interactive mode - ask before taking any action."
      echo "-g option: get URL - just print rtmp URL and exit"
      echo "-q option: quiet, inhibit usual output"
      echo
      echo "Environment:"
      echo "RTMPDUMP=rtmpdump"
      echo
      echo "Example:"
      echo "tatort-dl \"http://www.ardmediathek.de/ard/servlet/content/3517136?documentId=3701294\""
      echo
      echo "Report bugs to <robin@gareus.org>."
      echo "Website http://gareus.org/wiki/tatort-dl"
      exit 0
      ;;
    q)
      QUIET=yes
      shift;
      ;;
    g)
      GETURLONLY=yes
      QUIET=yes
      shift;
      ;;
    i)
      INTERACTIVE=yes
      shift;
      ;;
    \?)
      echo "Invalid option: -$OPTARG" >&2
      ;;
    :)
      echo "Option -$OPTARG requires an argument." >&2
      exit 1
      ;;
  esac
done

URL=$(echo -e "$1" | grep "^http")
OUTFILE=$2

RTMPDUMPOPTS=""
#RTMPDUMPOPTS+=" --live"
#RTMPDUMPOPTS+=" --resume"
#RTMPDUMPOPTS+=" --quiet"

if test -z "$URL" ; then
  echo -e "Error: missing or invalid parameters\n\nUsage:\n $0 <ARDmediathek-URL> [out-file]\nThe deafult out-file name is ./format<ard-uid>.f4v\n\nExample:\n $0 \"http://www.ardmediathek.de/ard/servlet/content/3517136?documentId=3701294\"\n" >&2;
  exit 1
fi

[[ -z "$QUIET" ]] && echo -en "curl \"$URL\" .."
RTMPURLS=$(curl -s "$URL" | grep -i rtmp)


if test -z "$RTMPURLS" ; then
  echo  -e "\nError: no 'rtmp://' URLs were found on the given Page.\n" >&2
  exit 1;
fi

COUNT=$(echo -e "$RTMPURLS" | wc -l)
[[ -z "$QUIET" ]] && echo -e " ..found $COUNT RTMP URL(s)."

urldecode(){
  echo -e "$(sed 'y/+/ /; s/%/\\x/g')"
}

FLASH=$(echo "$RTMPURLS" | grep flashvars | tail -n1)
if test -n "$FLASH"; then

  RTMPURL=$(echo -ne "$FLASH" \
            | sed 's/^.*streamer=\([^&]*\)&.*$/\1/g' \
            | urldecode)
  PLAYPATH=$(echo -ne "$FLASH" \
             | sed 's/^.*file=\([^&]*\)&.*$/\1/g' \
             | urldecode)
  #echo "RTMP: $RTMPURL"
  #echo "FILE: $PLAYPATH"

else

  # try high-qualty first
  PARAM=$(echo "$RTMPURLS" | grep Web-L)
  # fall-back to medium-qualty
  if test -z "$PARAM"; then
    PARAM=$(echo "$RTMPURLS" | grep Web-M)
  fi
  # 2nd fall-back: use any rtmp URL
  if test -z "$PARAM"; then
    PARAM=$(echo "$RTMPURLS" | tail -n 1 )
  fi

  RTMPURL=$(echo -ne "$PARAM" | sed 's/^.*"\(rtmp[t]*:[^"]*\)",.*$/\1/g')
  PLAYPATH=$(echo -ne "$PARAM" | sed 's/^.*"\(mp4:[^"]*\)"[),].*$/\1/g')
fi

test -z "$RTMPURL" && RTMPURL="rtmp://vod.daserste.de/ardfs/"

if test -n "$GETURLONLY"; then
  PLAYPATH2=$(echo -ne "$PLAYPATH" | sed 's/^mp4://g')
  echo -n "$RTMPURL$PLAYPATH2"
  exit
fi

if test -z "$OUTFILE"; then
  OUTFILE=$(echo -ne "$PLAYPATH" | sed 's/^mp4:.*\/\([^\/?]*\)\?.*$/\1/g')
  OUTFILE=$(echo -ne "$OUTFILE" \
            | sed 's/^.*\///g' \
            | sed 's/\?.*$//g' \
            | sed 's/mp4://g' \
            | sed 's/\.f4v$//' \
            | sed 's/\.flv$//'\
           )
  OUTFILE="${OUTFILE}.flv"
fi

if test -z "$QUIET"; then
  echo
  echo "Parameters:"
  echo " RTMP-URL : $RTMPURL"
  echo " Playpath : $PLAYPATH"
  echo " Saving to: $OUTFILE"
  echo -n " PWD      : "
  pwd
  echo
fi

if test -z "$PLAYPATH -o -z "$OUTFILE ; then
 echo "Error: empty playpath or blank output filename." >&2
 exit 1
fi

if test -e "$OUTFILE"; then
  echo "WARNING: output file "$OUTFILE" exists." >&2
  if test -n "$INTERACTIVE"; then
    echo -n "[A]bort/[d]elete it/[r]esume? [A/d/r]? "
    read -n 1 VAL
    echo
    if test "$VAL" == "d"; then
      rm -i "$OUTFILE";
    elif test "$VAL" == "r"; then
      RTMPDUMPOPTS+=" --resume"
    else
      exit;
    fi
  else # NON-INTERACTIVE
    echo "Error: file exists. bailing out."
    exit
  fi
fi

if test -n "$INTERACTIVE"; then
  echo "rtmpdump command-line:"
  echo " #$RTMPDUMP $RTMPDUMPOPTS -o \"$OUTFILE\" --playpath \"$PLAYPATH\" -r $RTMPURL"
  echo

  echo -n " Start Download ? [Y/n] "
  read -n 1 VAL
  echo
  if test "$VAL" == "n" -o "$VAL" == "N";  then
    exit;
  fi
fi

$RTMPDUMP $RTMPDUMPOPTS -o "$OUTFILE" --playpath "$PLAYPATH" -r $RTMPURL

if test -z "$QUIET"; then
  echo
  ls -l "$OUTFILE"
fi
 
wiki/tatort-dl.txt · Last modified: 28.05.2012 20:04 by rgareus
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