Pafy – Getting Media Type of Stream
In this article we will see how we can get media type of the given youtube video stream 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. Stream is basically available resolution of video is available on youtube. Media type of stream can be normal, audio or video here normal means a stream containing both video and audio.
We can get the pafy object with the help of
new method and with the help of
allstreams attribute we can get the all the streams available for the video, below is the command to get the pafy object for given video
video = pafy.new(url) streams = video.allstreams
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
mediatype attribute with the pafy stream object of video
Syntax : stream.mediatype
Argument : It takes no argument
Return : It returns string
Below is the implementation
Media Type : audio
Media Type : video