Youku is China’s famous online video hosting and streaming platform. In some specific scenarios, you may need to download a video from Youku. This article covers how to download a Youku video programmatically in C#.
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C# API to Download Youku Video
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Download Youku Video Programmatically in C#
You can download a Youku video by following the steps below:
- Firstly, set the online URL of a video on Youku.
- Secondly, create an object of MultimediaScraper class.
- Initialize an instance of the Multimedia class.
- Cast a VideoInfo object to YouKuVideoInfo type.
- Finally, download the Youku video.
The code sample below explains how to download a Youku Video programmatically in C#:
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In this article, you have learned how to download a Youku video programmatically in C#. You can embed this feature in your .NET or .NET Core based applications with a few lines of code. Furthermore, you can take a look at sever other web scrapping features by visiting the API documentation. Feel free to write to us at the forum and we will be glad to assist you.
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