There are a lot of YouTube video downloaders out there. By making use of tools like youtube-dl, they get the job done. But YT-Fetch is different. It is an API that returns necessary data to create your own downloader. Now you can create beautiful frontends with your favorite tools like, Reactjs, Vuejs, Sveltejs and whatnot.
What it does
It returns data including title, views, links to thumbnail and various formats along with links to them. Just an API call and get all the data you need in quick time.
How I built it
It is built with Python and Youtube API and Repl.it
Challenges I ran into
working with Youtube API
Accomplishments that I'm proud of
Able to get quick repsone and all the quality of video with tags and thumbnail
What I learned
Working on YouTube API
What's next for YT-Fetch - An API to fetch YouTube video metadata
Deploy to a full fledged website to work from anywhere, also add some functionalities like embed and downloader.
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