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YouTube Scraper


YouTube crawler and video scraper. Alternative YouTube API with no limits or quotas. Extract and download channel name, likes, number of views, and number of subscribers. Scrape by keyword or URL. Customize your searches with human-friendly date formats. Download data as JSON, CSV, XML, and more.

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Author's avatarBernard O.
  • Modified
  • Users3,236
  • Runs51,800

To run the code examples, you need to have an Apify account. Replace <YOUR_API_TOKEN> in the code with your API token. For a more detailed explanation, please read about running actors via the API in Apify Docs.

const { ApifyClient } = require('apify-client');

// Initialize the ApifyClient with API token
const client = new ApifyClient({
    token: '<YOUR_API_TOKEN>',

// Prepare actor input
const input = {
    "searchKeywords": "Madonna",
    "maxResults": 50,
    "extendOutputFunction": async ({ data, item, page, request, customData }) => {
      return item; 
    "extendScraperFunction": async ({ page, request, requestQueue, customData, Apify, extendOutputFunction }) => {
    "customData": {},
    "handlePageTimeoutSecs": 3600,
    "proxyConfiguration": {
        "useApifyProxy": true

(async () => {
    // Run the actor and wait for it to finish
    const run = await"bernardo/youtube-scraper").call(input);

    // Fetch and print actor results from the run's dataset (if any)
    console.log('Results from dataset');
    const { items } = await client.dataset(run.defaultDatasetId).listItems();
    items.forEach((item) => {