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Pafy – Getting Playlist

  • Last Updated : 20 Jul, 2020

In this article we will see how we can get the youtube playlist 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. A playlist in YouTube is a list, or group, of videos that plays in order, one video after the other. When one video finishes playing, the next starts automatically so you don’t have to click or search to start playing a new video.

The playlist 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.

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In order to do this we use pafy.get_playlist method



Syntax : pafy.get_playlist(url)

Argument : It takes url of playlist as argument

Return : It returns dictionary

Below is the implementation




# importing pafy
import pafy 
    
# url of playlist
url = "https://www.youtube.com / playlist?list = PLqM7alHXFySGqCvcwfqqMrteqWukz9ZoE"
  
# getting playlist
playlist = pafy.get_playlist(url)
  
# prinintg playlist
print(playlist["title"])

Output :

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Another example




# importing pafy
import pafy 
    
# url of playlist
url = "https://www.youtube.com / playlist?list = PLqM7alHXFySE71A2bQdYp37vYr0aReknt"
    
# getting playlist
playlist = pafy.get_playlist(url)
  
# prinintg playlist
print(playlist["title"])

Output :

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