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How to Scrape Data from YouTube

2019-03-15 16:07:23
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Abstract:In this article, we will tell you how to scrape data from YouTube using ScrapeStorm's "Smart mode". No Programming Needed. Visual Operation. ScrapeStormFree Download

There is some data about the video on YouTube that you can scrape off. You can get more data on the video detail page, such as published time, tags, etc.

Introduction to the scraping tool

ScrapeStorm (www.scrapestorm.com) is an AI-Powered visual web scraping tool, which can be used to extract data from almost any websites without writing any code.

It is powerful and very easy to use. For experienced and inexperienced users, it provides two different scraping modes (Smart Mode and Flowchart Mode).

ScrapeStorm supports Windows, Mac OS and Linux operating systems.

You can save the output data in various formats including Excel, HTML, Txt and CSV. Moreover, you can export data to databases and websites.

Preview of the scraped result

Export to Excel2007:

1. Create a task

(1) Copy the URL of YouTube

Click here to learn more about how to enter the URL correctly.

(2) Create a new smart mode task

You can create a new scraping task directly on the software, or you can create a task by importing rules.

Click here to learn how to import and export scraping rules.

2. Configure the task

(1) Set the fields

Intelligent mode automatically recognizes the fields on the page. You can right-click the field to rename the name, add or delete fields, modify data, and so on.

Click here to learn how to how to configure the extracted field.

Add or remove fields as needed, and rename the fields. The results of the field settings are as follows:

(2) Scrape into

There is only partial data on the list page, you can use the “scrape into” function to enter the detail page to scrape the data.

Then we add the required fields: published date, tag

3. Set up and start

(1) Run settings

Choose your own needs, you can set Schedule, Anti-Block, Automatic Export, Download Images and Speed Boost.

Click here to learn how to configure the scraping task.

(2) Wait a moment, you will see the data being scraped.

4. Export and view data

(1) Click “Export” to download your data.

(2) Choose the format to export according to your needs.

ScrapeStorm provides a variety of export methods to export locally, such as excel, csv, html, txt or database. Professional Plan and above users can also post directly to wordpress.