Youtube Video Information API

Youtube Video Information API

Empower your applications with the YouTube Video Information API, your gateway to essential video details. Retrieve real-time data seamlessly, including viewer count, video length, author, description, title, and publish date. Elevate user experiences by integrating comprehensive YouTube video insights effortlessly into your platform.

About the API: 

Introducing the YouTube Video Information API, a robust solution designed to enrich your applications with vital details about any YouTube video. This versatile API seamlessly retrieves key metrics, including real-time viewer count, video length, author information, detailed video descriptions, titles, and precise publish dates.

Unlocking a wealth of information, this API empowers developers, content creators, and businesses to tailor user experiences based on dynamic video characteristics. Whether you're building a content aggregation platform, conducting research, or enhancing user engagement, our API provides a comprehensive suite of data, ensuring you stay ahead in the rapidly evolving digital landscape.

Effortlessly integrate this API into your applications and harness a wealth of insights to refine content strategies, measure audience engagement, and stay updated on the latest trends. The YouTube Video Information API is your gateway to a richer, more informed user experience, allowing you to leverage the depth of YouTube video data for unparalleled customization and optimization of your digital offerings. Elevate your application's capabilities by incorporating real-time, granular video details, and enhance the value you deliver to your users.


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

Pass the YouTube video URL and extract its information. 


What are the most common use cases of this API?

  1. Content Recommendations and Personalization:

    • Leverage the YouTube Video Information API to analyze viewer count, length, and content details. Tailor content recommendations based on user preferences, ensuring a personalized and engaging experience within your platform.
  2. Audience Engagement Analytics for Creators:

    • Content creators can utilize the API to track viewer count trends, analyze video lengths, and understand audience engagement metrics. This data empowers creators to refine their content strategies, optimize video lengths, and enhance viewer interaction.
  3. Research and Market Analysis:

    • Researchers and analysts can employ the API to gather insights into trending topics and popular videos. By examining the metadata, including author information and publish dates, researchers can conduct comprehensive market analysis and stay informed about industry trends on YouTube.
  4. Dynamic Content Aggregation:

    • Content aggregation platforms can enhance their offerings by incorporating the YouTube Video Information API. Displaying real-time viewer counts, video lengths, and relevant details alongside curated content enriches the user experience, making the platform a go-to source for up-to-date and detailed video information.
  5. Campaign Performance Tracking for Brands:

    • Brands running YouTube campaigns can integrate the API to monitor the success of their video content. Tracking viewer counts, video lengths, and engagement metrics enables marketers to evaluate campaign performance, make data-driven decisions, and optimize their video content strategy for maximum impact.


Are there any limitations to your plans?

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

API Documentation


Pass the Youtube Video URL and receive the information about that video. 


Get Data - Endpoint Features
Object Description
Test Endpoint


                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"download_url":"","status":"success","success":true,"video_info":{"author":"Aaron Jack","description":"Join the Freelance Code Bootcamp --\nGet the Free JavaScript Syntax Cheat Sheet --\n\nMy other social media\n\n\n\n#coding #programming","length":296,"publish_date":"Thu, 03 Jun 2021 00:00:00 GMT","title":"What is an API (in 5 minutes)","views":367016}}


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 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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The API provides comprehensive video details, including viewer count, video length, author information, detailed descriptions, titles, and precise publish dates.

The API provides near real-time data, with updates occurring within minutes of changes to video metrics. However, specific update intervals may vary, and it's advisable to consult our documentation for accurate information.

The API primarily supports public videos. For private or unlisted videos, additional permissions may be required.

Video length is provided in seconds in the API response. Ensure your application is equipped to interpret and display this information accurately.

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