Youtube Video Info Scraper

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Disclaimer – Read before usage – this script utilizes YouTube's official API, hence it may come with embedded limitations. For more information please read the full description below.

1
Create a free account on Botster
2
Choose a bot and provide seed data
3
Start the bot and wait for completion
4
Download or share your results

About this bot

In short: This online tool will extract YouTube video details for the URL you’ve specified.

Click to view the example results file for a better idea of the output you will get.

How to scrape YouTube video info online?

A fast and simple YouTube info extracting software, this bot can be used for multiple business-related purposes.

You can easily grab the following details:

  • URL
  • Channel URL
  • Title
  • Description
  • Tags
  • Views
  • Likes
  • Comments
  • Published (date)
  • Category (e.g. education)
  • Duration
  • For kids (true / false)
  • Thumbnail URL
  • Thumbnail preview
  • Thumbnail resolution
  • Captions

YouTube: get video info online (tutorial)

  • Sign up on Botster
  • Go to the bot's start page
  • Paste the links to YouTube videos. Each URL must go on a new line.
  • Specify time settings.
  • Click the "Start this bot" button.

That's it – the YouTube video information generator has started working!

Software walkthrough

1. Open the Launch bot form.

Click on the "Start bot" button on the right-hand side of this page to open the spider's form:

2. Enter the details.

Give your "Job" a meaningful title, and optionally specify (or create) a project folder:

3. Insert the video URL(s).

Each video URL must go on a new line.

4. Specify time settings.

Click on the checkbox if you want this bot to scrape YouTube video data regularly:

Once you’ve clicked on the checkbox, the available options will appear. You can set the bot to run every day at a certain time:

You can set the job to run until stopped manually or to stop at a particular date:

5. Set up notifications.

Specify if you would like to receive a notification when the YouTube video info tool completes the crawl:

6. Start the bot!

Click the "Start this bot" button on the right-hand side:

That's it! You will be taken to your "Jobs" section. The software is now working and will notify you once the relevant YouTube information has been extracted from the URLs you’ve provided.

Data output

After the bot completes the job you can download all your YouTube infos as an Excel (XLSX), CSV or JSON file.

To use this bot you need to register or log in first.

Frequently asked questions

Paste one or more video URLs into a special field on this bot’s start page and launch the process.

No, you don’t. All you need to do is create a free account on Botster. All our bots do their job online without installation.


Endpoint: POST https://botster.io/api/v2/bots/youtube-video-info-scraper

Request body:

input string or array of strings (required)
Links to YouTube videos

cron string (optional)
Set periodicity with which the process should execute. Use cron format.
Example: 0 8 * * * - run every day at 8AM

new_items_only boolean (optional)
The file will contain only the new items that appeared since the latest data crawl.



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