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using System;
using System.IO;
using System.Reflection;
using System.Threading;
using System.Threading.Tasks;
using Google.Apis.Auth.OAuth2;
using Google.Apis.Services;
using Google.Apis.Upload;
using Google.Apis.Util.Store;
using Google.Apis.YouTube.v3;
using Google.Apis.YouTube.v3.Data;
namespace Google.Apis.YouTube.Samples
/// <summary>
/// YouTube Data API v3 sample: create a playlist.
/// Relies on the Google APIs Client Library for .NET, v1.7.0 or higher.
/// See
/// </summary>
internal class PlaylistUpdates
static void Main(string[] args)
Console.WriteLine("YouTube Data API: Playlist Updates");
new PlaylistUpdates().Run().Wait();
catch (AggregateException ex)
foreach (var e in ex.InnerExceptions)
Console.WriteLine("Error: " + e.Message);
Console.WriteLine("Press any key to continue...");
private async Task Run()
UserCredential credential;
using (var stream = new FileStream("client_secrets.json", FileMode.Open, FileAccess.Read))
credential = await GoogleWebAuthorizationBroker.AuthorizeAsync(
// This OAuth 2.0 access scope allows for full read/write access to the
// authenticated user's account.
new[] { YouTubeService.Scope.Youtube },
new FileDataStore(this.GetType().ToString())
var youtubeService = new YouTubeService(new BaseClientService.Initializer()
HttpClientInitializer = credential,
ApplicationName = this.GetType().ToString()
// Create a new, private playlist in the authorized user's channel.
var newPlaylist = new Playlist();
newPlaylist.Snippet = new PlaylistSnippet();
newPlaylist.Snippet.Title = "Test Playlist";
newPlaylist.Snippet.Description = "A playlist created with the YouTube API v3";
newPlaylist.Status = new PlaylistStatus();
newPlaylist.Status.PrivacyStatus = "public";
newPlaylist = await youtubeService.Playlists.Insert(newPlaylist, "snippet,status").ExecuteAsync();
// Add a video to the newly created playlist.
var newPlaylistItem = new PlaylistItem();
newPlaylistItem.Snippet = new PlaylistItemSnippet();
newPlaylistItem.Snippet.PlaylistId = newPlaylist.Id;
newPlaylistItem.Snippet.ResourceId = new ResourceId();
newPlaylistItem.Snippet.ResourceId.Kind = "youtube#video";
newPlaylistItem.Snippet.ResourceId.VideoId = "GNRMeaz6QRI";
newPlaylistItem = await youtubeService.PlaylistItems.Insert(newPlaylistItem, "snippet").ExecuteAsync();
Console.WriteLine("Playlist item id {0} was added to playlist id {1}.", newPlaylistItem.Id, newPlaylist.Id);
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