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A framework for OS X Lion (and later) and iOS to implement publishing videos to YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook and Flickr with ease
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ESSVideoShare.framework for OS X Lion and iOS ReadMe

What is ESSVideoShare.framework?

ESSVideoShare.framework makes it very easy and quick to add uploading functionality for videos to these services:
YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook and Flickr.

It was inspired by QuickTime Player X's sharing functionality.

First, the License Agreement

  1. You can use the code in your own products.
  2. You can modify the code as you wish, and use the modified code in your products.
  3. You can redistribute the original, unmodified code, but you have to include the full license text below.
  4. You can redistribute the modified code as you wish (without the full license text below).
  5. In all cases, you must include a credit mentioning Matthias Gansrigler as the original author of the source.
  6. I’m not liable for anything you do with the code, no matter what. So be sensible.
  7. You can’t use my name or other marks to promote your products based on the code.
  8. This framework uses the OAuthConsumer framework code which you can separately download from which is made available under the MIT License.
  9. If you agree to all of that, go ahead and download the source. Otherwise, don’t.

How To use ESSVideoShare

Please be aware that the sample projects might not have the newest ESSVideoShare framework imported.)

OS X Lion (Wiki) (Sample Project for OS X Lion, ~250 KB)

iOS (Wiki) (Sample Project for iOS, ~3 MB)

ESSVideoShare in Action


Meta Data
Terms of Use
Upload Progress
Waiting For Processing


Meta Data
Terms of Use
Upload Progress


Confirm Login
Movie Metadata
Upload Progress


Movie metadata
Upload Progress
Waiting for Processing


This code works on OS X Lion and later.
Developed with Xcode 4.2.1

External Frameworks / Source Code used

OAuthConsumer framework ( , made available under the MIT License)


The framework and code is provided as-is, but if you need help or have suggestions, you can contact me anytime at or @eternalstorms on twitter

For other Open Source projects of mine, please visit

I want to hear from you

If you use ESSVideoShare in one of your projects, please let me know! I'd love to hear about your apps and mention them here on this project page :) !!

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