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  • Last Updated : 20 Jul, 2020
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In this article we will see how we can get the streams encoded in ogg of the given youtube video in pafy. Pafy is a python library to download YouTube content and retrieve metadata. Pafy object is the object which contains all the information about the given video.Ogg is a free, open container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation. The creators of the Ogg format state that it is unrestricted by software patents and is designed to provide for efficient streaming and manipulation of high-quality digital multimedia.

We can get the pafy object with the help of new method, below is the command to get the pafy object for given video

video = pafy.new(url)

The video url should exist on youtube as it get the information of those videos which are present on the youtube. YouTube is an American online video-sharing platform.

In order to do this we use oggstreams attribute with the pafy object of video

Syntax : video.oggstreams

Argument : It takes no argument

Return : It returns list

Below is the implementation




# importing pafy
import pafy 
    
# url of video 
url = "https://www.youtube.com / watch?v = vG2PNdI8axo"
    
# getting video
video = pafy.new(url) 
  
# getting ogg encoded streams of the video
value = video.oggstreams
  
# printing the value
print(value)

Output :

[]

Another example




# importing pafy
import pafy 
    
# url of video 
url = "https://www.youtube.com / watch?v = i6rhnSoK_gc"
    
# getting video
video = pafy.new(url) 
  
# getting ogg encoded streams of the video
value = video.oggstreams
  
# printing the value
print(value)

Output :

[]
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