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Plural Ripper

Plural Ripper is a command-line tool that allows you to download course videos from It provides an interactive interface to prompt for the necessary information and automate the download process.


You can install Plural Ripper globally using npm:

npm install -g plural-ripper

Alternatively, you can use npx to run the tool without installing it globally:

npx plural-ripper


To use Plural Ripper, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your Pluralsight account on the Pluralsight website.
  2. Navigate to the course page you want to download. The URL of the page should contain "table-of-contents".
  3. Open the developer tools in your browser. (Press F12 or Ctrl+Shift+I or right-click and select "Inspect")
  4. Go to the "Console" tab in the developer tools.
  5. Copy the entire code from the getCourseDetails.js file provided in this repository.
  6. Paste the code into the console and press Enter to execute it.
  7. Wait for the script to generate a JSON file containing the course details. The file will be downloaded automatically.
  8. Run the Plural Ripper CLI tool by executing the following command:
  1. The tool will prompt you to enter the path to the downloaded JSON file.
  2. After providing the JSON file path, the tool will prompt you to enter the output directory path where the course videos will be downloaded.
  3. Once you provide the necessary information, the tool will start downloading the course videos to the specified directory.
  4. Sit back and relax while the tool handles the downloading process for you.

Note: Make sure you have a stable internet connection during the download process.


  • [x] Add support for downloading videos.
  • [ ] Add support for downloading course subtitles.
  • [ ] Add support for downloading course exercise files.
  • [ ] Add support for a executable binary file so no need to use nodejs to run the tool. (Help needed)
  • [ ] Add end to end tests. (Help needed)


Contributions are welcome! If you find any issues or have suggestions for improvements, please open an issue or submit a pull request on the GitHub repository.


This project is licensed under the MIT License.


This tool is developed for educational purposes only. Use it responsibly and respect the terms of use and copyright restrictions of


This tool is inspired by the need to easily download course videos from for offline viewing and personal use. Special thanks to the developers of Pluralsight for providing valuable learning resources.


For any inquiries or questions, feel free to reach out to me at

Happy learning and happy downloading!


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