quvi is a command line tool for parsing flash media stream URLs. It supports many websites including YouTube and Dailymotion.
libquvi is a cross-platform library for parsing flash media stream URLs with C API.
Are the embedded lua scripts that libquvi uses.
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quvi, libquvi and libquvi-scripts are free software, licensed under the LGPLv2.1+. The lua scripts (libquvi-scripts) that libquvi uses are considered as programs and using the lua scripts is linking.
libquvi originates from the idea of allowing users to view the videos without having to install or use flash. It is a “workaround”, not an “alternative” to flash.