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YouTube chromecast api

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


pip install casttube


  • 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

The library requires 2 things:

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

There is a small script in to print the screen id and launch the app.

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