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A python YouTube API wrapper

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Simple Youtube API is a Youtube API wrapper for python, making it easier to search and upload your videos.

Examples

In this example we log in into a YouTube channel, set the appropriate variables for a video and upload the video to the YouTube channel that we logged into:

from simple_youtube_api.Channel import Channel
from simple_youtube_api.Video import Video

channel = Channel()
channel.login("client_secret.json", "credentials.storage")

video = LocalVideo(file_path="test_vid.mp4", title="This is a title")
video.set_description("This is a description")
video.set_tags(["this", "tag"])
video.set_category("film")
video.set_privacy_status("private")

channel.upload_video(video)

Installation

Simple YouTube API needs API keys from Google in order to be able to make queries to YouTube.

Installation by hand: you can download the source files from PyPi or Github:

$ (sudo) python setup.py install

Installation with pip: make sure that you have pip installed, type this in a terminal:

$ (sudo) pip install simple-youtube-api

Generating YouTube API Keys

  1. Log into https://console.cloud.google.com
  2. Create a new Project
  3. Search for “YouTube Data API V3”
  4. Click Credentials
  5. Click Create Credentials
  6. Select that you will call API from “Web Server”
  7. Select “Public Data” if you want to not get private data and “User Data” if you do
  8. Download or copy your API key from the Credentials tab

Documentation

Running Tests

Run the python command

python pytest

Contribute

  1. Fork the repository from Github
  2. Clone your fork
git clone https://github.com/yourname/simple-youtube-api.git
  1. Add the main repository as a remote
git remote add upstream https://github.com/jonnekaunisto/simple-youtube-api.git
  1. Create a pull request and follow the guidelines

Maintainers

jonnekaunisto (owner)

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