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using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
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: search by keyword.
/// Relies on the Google APIs Client Library for .NET, v1.7.0 or higher.
/// See
/// Set ApiKey to the API key value from the APIs & auth > Registered apps tab of
/// Please ensure that you have enabled the YouTube Data API for your project.
/// </summary>
internal class Search
static void Main(string[] args)
Console.WriteLine("YouTube Data API: Search");
new Search().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()
var youtubeService = new YouTubeService(new BaseClientService.Initializer()
ApiKey = "REPLACE_ME",
ApplicationName = this.GetType().ToString()
var searchListRequest = youtubeService.Search.List("snippet");
searchListRequest.Q = "Google"; // Replace with your search term.
searchListRequest.MaxResults = 50;
// Call the search.list method to retrieve results matching the specified query term.
var searchListResponse = await searchListRequest.ExecuteAsync();
List<string> videos = new List<string>();
List<string> channels = new List<string>();
List<string> playlists = new List<string>();
// Add each result to the appropriate list, and then display the lists of
// matching videos, channels, and playlists.
foreach (var searchResult in searchListResponse.Items)
switch (searchResult.Id.Kind)
case "youtube#video":
videos.Add(String.Format("{0} ({1})", searchResult.Snippet.Title, searchResult.Id.VideoId));
case "youtube#channel":
channels.Add(String.Format("{0} ({1})", searchResult.Snippet.Title, searchResult.Id.ChannelId));
case "youtube#playlist":
playlists.Add(String.Format("{0} ({1})", searchResult.Snippet.Title, searchResult.Id.PlaylistId));
Console.WriteLine(String.Format("Videos:\n{0}\n", string.Join("\n", videos)));
Console.WriteLine(String.Format("Channels:\n{0}\n", string.Join("\n", channels)));
Console.WriteLine(String.Format("Playlists:\n{0}\n", string.Join("\n", playlists)));
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