January 20, 2020

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:bar_chart: Generate a personal YouTube report from your Google Takeout data

repo name A3M4/YouTube-Report
repo link https://github.com/A3M4/YouTube-Report
language Python
size (curr.) 1257 kB
stars (curr.) 605
created 2019-12-10
license MIT License

Generate Your Personal YouTube Report

Getting Started

1. Install Python 3+

If you don’t already have Python 3+ installed on your computer, download it from https://www.python.org/downloads/.

2. Get Your YouTube Data

Here you can find out how to download your Google data: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/3024190?hl=en Here you can download all of the data that Google has stored on you: https://takeout.google.com/

To use this script, you only need to select and download “YouTube”, which Google will provide to you as a Zip file by default.

3. Clone This Repository

On https://github.com/A3M4/Personal-YouTube-Report-Generator, click the green “Clone or Download” button at the top right of the page. Then, click the “Download ZIP” button, and extract the ZIP somewhere on your computer.

NOTE: Make sure to set your Google Account language to English before downloading

4. Extract the Takeout File

Extract the Takeout File(from step 2) and move it to the repository folder(from step 3). Now the files in Repository folder look like below.

5. Install Dependencies

Open command prompt or Terminal window in this repository folder, type the following and press enter:

pip install -r requirements.txt

6. Run the Script

In the same command prompt or Terminal window, type the following and press enter:

python report.py

7. Results

The script will generate a file named YouTube_Report.pdf. This file will automatically open in your browser once the script completes. Besides, you can find all the images that make up this report in Images folder.

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