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.NET Library for Manipulating Video Documents

Query Metadata of YouTube Videos.

YoutubeExplode is an open source API developed for reading and writing metadata in audio file formats. Using the API, you can read & write standard tags of audio file format and can also create and extract metadata of custom tags. The API is designed to extract any format, any container the audio file format is using.

YoutubeExplode in free software released under the LGPL. The developer can create their own metadata extraction & creation applications using the API. The developers can work with a wide range of audio file formats for metadata manipulation.

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Getting Started with YoutubeExplode

The best way to install to install YoutubeExplode is via NuGet you can run the following command and install YoutubeExplode in you application.

Install YoutubeExplode from NuGet

 Install-Package YoutubeExplode

Extract Metadata Tags from Audio via Free .NET API

YoutubeExplode allows .NET programmers to extract metadata tags from audio file formats easily. You can extract tags regardless of the container or the format of the tag. In order to extract the metadata tag, first, you need to load an audio file using TagLib.File.Create() method and read tag e.g Title using TagFile.Tag.Title property.

Free C# API to Write Audio Metadata Tags

The open source API YoutubeExplode allows .NET developers to write standard as well as custom metadata tags in audio file formats. In order to write, you can read an audio file using TagLib.File.Create() method and new tag value using Tag.Tile property.