Just Another YouTube Downloader

Download YouTube videos or audio



Welcome to Just Another YouTube Downloader (JAYD)!

This shortcut is powered by JavaScript and requires the Scriptable App.

Instructions for use:

  • Find your favorite YouTube video (or playlist)
  • Tap the share button
  • Copy link and run shortcut or share direct to JAYD shortcut
  • JAYD will process the link and grab the video
  • Choose between Audio or Video for your download
  • Choose your download location
    • Audio downloads to Shortcuts/JAYD
    • Video downloads can go to:
      • Camera Roll/Photos
      • Shortcuts/JAYD
  • After the saving is complete, you are prompted with the videos for immediate viewing

Shoutout to:

  • u/mvan231 from Reddit/Discord for the help in getting extra feature implemented
  • ROP for MediaKit Banners used for this page
  • Shortycuts for help with the shortcut

Below are examples of what the shortcut looks like in action

Video Selection Screen (when using playlist link)


Audio or Video Download Selection


Video Download Save Locations


Final preview of downloaded item


More updates will come in the future for various fixes (if needed). Watch for them in the shortcut during running

Latest Release Notes

6.8 - April 6, 2023, 3:08 p.m.

Mvan231 great update:
Performance and bug fixes
iOS 16 related bug fixes

Version history