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RMYouTubeExtractor

iOS library that extracts MP4 URLs when provided a YouTube video identifier.

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RMYouTubeExtractor

RMYouTubeExtractor provides an easy way to obtain MP4 URLs for your iOS apps by providing a YouTube video identifier.

This library borrows code from XCDYouTubeVideoPlayerViewController by Cédric Luthi - sans the MPMoviePlayerController, allowing you to just extract the URLs and roll your own player.

Requirements

  • iOS 7 (uses NSURLSession)
  • ARC

Installation

CocoaPods

pod 'RMYouTubeExtractor'

then

$ pod install

Submodule / manually

  1. Add RMYouTubeExtractor.h and RMYouTubeExtractor.m to your project
  2. @import AVFoundation;

Usage

[[RMYouTubeExtractor sharedInstance] extractVideoForIdentifier:youtubeID
                                                    completion:^(NSDictionary *videoDictionary, NSError *error) {
                                                        }];

The instance returns a dictionary with up to 3 video qualities: 240p, 360p and 720p.

Don’t forget to check for empty dictionary / errors.

Demo project

See demo project for an example of how to use the extractor.

Release notes

0.3

Released July 22, 2015
  • Removed 1080p quality (YouTube no longer serves this quality as MP4)
  • Improved logic to parse results which has speed up searching by 50-100ms
  • Updated sample project

0.2.1

Released July 22, 2015
  • Fixed 'attemptType' variable never being reset after successful attempts (thanks @ebelair)

0.2

Released April 28, 2014
  • Added retries for obtaining content with other el= attempts for the URL

0.1

Released April 26, 2014
  • Initial release

Credit

Developed by Rune Madsen (@runmad and runmad.com).

Credit to Cédric Luthi for his work on extraction code.

Feedback

I appreciate feedback. Create Github issues, pull requests or connect with me on Twitter.

I'd love to see and hear from you if you use it in a project.

License

RMYouTubeExtractor is available under the MIT license. See the LICENSE file for more information.

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