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# Copyright(C) 2017  Vincent A
# This file is part of woob.
# woob is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
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from shutil import which
from datetime import timedelta
import subprocess

from woob.capabilities.base import NotAvailable
from woob.capabilities.image import Thumbnail
from import BaseVideo
from import parse_date
from import json

__all__ = ('video_info',)

[docs]def video_info(url): """Fetch info about a video using youtube-dl :param url: URL of the web page containing the video :rtype: :class:`` """ ytdl = which('yt-dlp') or which('youtube-dl') if ytdl is None: raise Exception('Please install youtube-dl') try: j = json.loads(subprocess.check_output([ytdl, '-J', url])) except subprocess.CalledProcessError: return None v = BaseVideo(id=url) v.title = str(j.get('title')) if j.get('title') else NotAvailable v.ext = str(j.get('ext')) if j.get('ext') else NotAvailable v.description = str(j.get('description')) if j.get('description') else NotAvailable v.url = str(j['url']) v.duration = timedelta(seconds=j.get('duration')) if j.get('duration') else NotAvailable = str(j.get('uploader')) if j.get('uploader') else NotAvailable v.rating = j.get('average_rating') or NotAvailable if j.get('thumbnail'): v.thumbnail = Thumbnail(str(j['thumbnail'])) d = j.get('upload_date', j.get('release_date')) if d: = parse_date(d) return v