YouTube Video Information Extractor API

YouTube Video Information Extractor API

YouTube Video Information Extractor API: Streamline video data access. Retrieve titles, descriptions, dates, and more effortlessly for enriched applications.

API description

About the API:  

Introducing the YouTube Video Information Extractor API, a powerful tool designed to seamlessly retrieve complete metadata from YouTube videos. This API simplifies the process of accessing vital information associated with videos on the platform, allowing users to effortlessly integrate and leverage data. With its robust features, the YouTube Video Information Extractor API streamlines data extraction, providing valuable information about video details such as title, description, upload date, view count and more.

Efficiency is at the core of this API, which provides an easy-to-use solution for users looking to enhance their applications or services with accurate and up-to-date information from YouTube videos. Its intuitive design facilitates quick integration, making it the ideal choice for projects that require simplified access to YouTube metadata.

Users can rely on the YouTube Video Information Extractor API to ensure real-time synchronization with YouTube data, allowing applications to stay up-to-date with the latest video information. This API serves as a reliable bridge between users and YouTube's vast video repository, fostering a seamless data retrieval process.

If you're building a content aggregator, analytics tool, or any application that needs information about YouTube videos, the YouTube Video Information Extractor API is your solution.
Unlock the potential of rich video metadata to enhance user experiences, improve content recommendations and elevate overall functionality.


What this API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

It will receive parameters and provide you with a JSON.


What are the most common uses cases of this API?

  1. Content Aggregation: Aggregate YouTube video metadata for a comprehensive collection of content in one platform.

    Analytics Tools: Enhance analytics tools with up-to-date video data for insightful trends and patterns.

    Recommendations: Improve content recommendations by analyzing video metadata to understand user preferences.

    Search Enhancement: Boost search functionality by incorporating accurate video details, aiding users in finding specific content.

    Playlist Generation: Facilitate dynamic playlist creation by utilizing video metadata for seamless curation.


Are there any limitations to your plans?

Besides the number of API calls, there is no other limitation.

API Documentation


To use this endpoint you must indicate the URL of a YouTube video in the parameter.


Get Video information - Endpoint Features
Object Description
url [Required] Indicates the URL of a YouTube video.
Test Endpoint


                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"status":true,"data":{"title":"Bruno Mars - The Lazy Song (Official Music Video)","thumbnails":[{"url":"","width":168,"height":94},{"url":"","width":196,"height":110},{"url":"","width":246,"height":138},{"url":"","width":336,"height":188},{"url":"","width":1920,"height":1080}],"likes":null,"viewsCount":"2692272592","uploadDate":"2011-04-15T15:08:07-07:00","videoCategory":"Music","description":"The official music video for Bruno Mars' \"The Lazy Song\" from the album 'Doo-Wops and Hooligans''.\nStream:\n\nDirected by Bruno Mars and Cameron Duddy\n\nChoreographed and Performed by Poreotics:\n\nComic Chimp Mask used by permission of Easter Unlimited, Inc. / FunWorld Div. All Rights Reserved. Copyright 2009.\n\n🔔 Subscribe for the latest official music videos, live performances, lyric videos, official audio, and more:\n\nWatch All Of Bruno Mars’ Official Music Videos ➤\n\nSee Bruno Mars on tour! Visit for dates and more info.\n\nGet Bruno Mars merchandise!\n\nFollow Bruno Mars:\n\n\n\n\n\nLYRICS\nToday I don't feel like doing anything\nI just wanna lay in my bed\nDon't feel like picking up my phone\nSo leave a message at the tone\n'Cause today I swear I'm not doing anything.\n\nUh!\nI'm gonna kick my feet up\nThen stare at the fan\nTurn the TV on, throw my hand in my pants\nNobody's gonna tell me I can't\n\nI'll be lounging on the couch,\nJust chillin' in my snuggie\nClick to MTV, so they can teach me how to dougie\n'Cause in my castle I'm the freaking man\n\nOh, yes I said it\nI said it\nI said it 'cause I can\n\nToday I don't feel like doing anything\nI just wanna lay in my bed\nDon't feel like picking up my phone\nSo leave a message at the tone\n'Cause today I swear I'm not doing anything\n\nNothing at all!\nOoh, hoo, ooh, hoo, ooh, ooh-ooh\nNothing at all\nOoh, hoo, ooh, hoo, ooh, ooh-ooh\n\nTomorrow I'll wake up, do some P90X\nMeet a really nice girl, have some really nice sex\nAnd she's gonna scream out: 'This is Great' (Oh my God, this is great)\nYeah\n\nI might mess around, get my college degree\nI bet my old man will be so proud of me\nBut sorry pops, you'll just have to wait\nHaha\n\nOh, yes I said it\nI said it\nI said it 'cause I can\n\nToday I don't feel like doing anything\nI just wanna lay in my bed\nDon't feel like picking up my phone\nSo leave a message at the tone\n'Cause today I swear I'm not doing anything\n\nNo, I ain't gonna comb my hair\n'Cause I ain't going anywhere\nNo, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no\nI'll just strut in my birthday suit\nAnd let everything hang loose\nYeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah\n\nOoh\nToday I don't feel like doing anything\nI just wanna lay in my bed\nDon't feel like picking up my phone\nSo leave a message at the tone\n'Cause today I swear I'm not doing anything\n\nNothing at all\nNothing at all\nNothing at all\n\nThe official YouTube channel of Atlantic Records artist Bruno Mars. \n \n11x GRAMMY Award winner and 27x GRAMMY Award nominee Bruno Mars is a celebrated singer, songwriter, producer, and musician with iconic hits like \"The Lazy Song\", \"That's What I Like\", \"Just The Way You Are\", \"24K Magic\", \"Locked Out Of Heaven\", and \"When I Was Your Man\". His legendary body of work also includes blockbuster albums such as Doo-Wops & Hooligans, Unorthodox Jukebox, and 24K Magic, as well as era-defining collaborations like \"Uptown Funk\" with Mark Ronson, \"Finesse\" with Cardi B, and \"Nothin' On You\" with B.o.B. Forever classic, yet supremely innovative, Bruno continues to redefine music, style, and popular culture, pushing the boundaries of pop, R&B, funk, soul, hip-hop, and dance, and remains as influential as ever.\n\n\n#BrunoMars #TheLazySong #DooWopsandHooligans #OfficialMusicVideo #AtlanticRecords","dislikes":null,"isShort":false,"creatorDetails":{"name":"Bruno Mars","channerlLink":"","subscribersCount":37500000,"profilePic":""}},"message":null}

Get Video information - CODE SNIPPETS

curl --location --request GET '' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 


API Access Key & Authentication

After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the YouTube Video Information Extractor API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.


Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.

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