Today I wanted to release something to the community that should be helpful.
I know that Scania has released a Youtube Playlist Importer as well, but this was something I wrote so I could learn a bit more about the api.
As this is wrote in Java it, in theory, should work on Mac/Linux/Windows (so long as they have a GUI). I personally only have windows devices to test on, so I could be mistaken (and if so let me know).
Notice: This tool will generate a “config.json” file along side where ever the tool is stored. This file will hold a copy of your auth key, and a 0/1 boolean value for the startup message. This tool only communicates with the Youtube API. If you are uncertain about it saving your key, I’d say just don’t use it. I do NOT have the code uploaded to a repository, but if I must, I can.
- Download the jar file from the link below (it’s a link to my website)
- Run the jar file by double-clicking on the
- Insert your Youtube Auth Key into the
3.1 See How To Obtain your Auth Key Here
- Insert your Playlist ID into the
4.1 Your playlist id is everything after
list=in the youtube URL.
- 1 Click
5.2 A popup will appear once the current playlist is finished.
5.3 If you want to add more playlists to yours, just repeat steps 4 and 5.1.
6.1 Title the file something unique, pick a folder, and save the .txt file
- All done
Download: Click here to download
If you have issues running the tool, can’t import a playlist, or other misc. errors related to it, please post on this thread only. I will only give support here. Please provide the playlist ID if you have one.
Here’s me running a “Stress test” to see if 5k videos import: