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YouTube chromecast api

Project description

CastTube

casttube provides a way to interact with the Youtube Chromecast api.

Install:

pip install casttube

Features

  • Play video
  • Play a playlist
  • Add video to the end of the play queue
  • Play next
  • Remove video
  • Clear the entire queue
from casttube import YouTubeSession
session = YouTubeSession(screen_id)

# YouTube video id is http://youtube.com/watch?v=video_id
session.play_video(video_id)

The library requires 2 things:

  1. screen id
  2. The Chromecast youtube app needs to be open

There is a small script in https://github.com/ur1katz/CastTube-Scripts to print the screen id and launch the app.

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