youtube-thumbnail

get thumbnail images for youtube videos

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get thumbnail images for youtube videos

Install

$ npm install --save youtube-thumbnail

Usage

var youtubeThumbnail = require('youtube-thumbnail');

var thumbnail = youtubeThumbnail('https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bZkp7q19f0');

console.log(thumbnail);
// => { default: { url: 'http://img.youtube.com/vi/9bZkp7q19f0/default.jpg', ...

CLI

$ npm install --global youtube-thumbnail

$ youtube-thumbnail --help

  Example
    youtube-thumbnail https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bZkp7q19f0
       =>  http://img.youtube.com/vi/9bZkp7q19f0/default.jpg

    youtube-thumbnail https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bZkp7q19f0 --high --open
       =>  http://img.youtube.com/vi/9bZkp7q19f0/hqdefault.jpg

  Options
    --open
          opens the thumbnail image in your browser

    --medium
          returns the medium resolution thumbnail

    --high
          returns the high resolution thumbnail

License

MIT © Matias Singers