Go API client

The official Go client for api.video

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api.video Go client

api.video is the video infrastructure for product builders. Lightning fast video APIs for integrating, scaling, and managing on-demand & low latency live streaming features in your app.

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Project description

api.video's Java Go client streamlines the coding process. Chunking files is handled for you, as is pagination and refreshing your tokens.

Getting started


go get github.com/apivideo/api.video-go-client

Code sample

For a more advanced usage you can checkout the rest of the documentation in the docs directory

package main

import (
    apivideosdk "github.com/apivideo/api.video-go-client"

func main() {
    //Connect to production environment
    client := apivideosdk.ClientBuilder("YOUR_API_TOKEN").Build()

    // if you rather like to use the sandbox environment:
    // client := apivideosdk.SandboxClientBuilder("YOU_SANDBOX_API_TOKEN").Build()

    //List Videos
    //First create the url options for searching
    opts := apivideosdk.VideosApiListRequest{}.

    //Then call the List endpoint with the options
    result, err := client.Videos.List(opts)

    if err != nil {

    for _, video := range result.Data {
        fmt.Printf("%s\n", *video.VideoId)
        fmt.Printf("%s\n", *video.Title)

    //Upload a video
    //First create a container
    create, err := client.Videos.Create(apivideosdk.VideoCreationPayload{Title: "My video title"})

    if err != nil {

    //Then open the video file
    videoFile, err := os.Open("path/to/video.mp4")

    if err != nil {

    //Finally upload your video to the container with the videoId
    uploadedVideo, err := client.Videos.UploadFile(*create.VideoId, videoFile)

    if err != nil {

    //And get the assets
    fmt.Printf("%s\n", *uploadedVideo.Assets.Hls)
    fmt.Printf("%s\n", *uploadedVideo.Assets.Iframe)


API Endpoints

All URIs are relative to https://ws.api.video


Retrieve an instance of the Captions API:

client := apivideosdk.ClientBuilder("API_VIDEO_KEY").Build()
captionsApi := client.Captions


MethodHTTP requestDescription
DeleteDelete /videos/{videoId}/captions/{language}Delete a caption
ListGet /videos/{videoId}/captionsList video captions
GetGet /videos/{videoId}/captions/{language}Show a caption
UpdatePatch /videos/{videoId}/captions/{language}Update caption
UploadPost /videos/{videoId}/captions/{language}Upload a caption


Retrieve an instance of the Chapters API:

client := apivideosdk.ClientBuilder("API_VIDEO_KEY").Build()
chaptersApi := client.Chapters


MethodHTTP requestDescription
DeleteDelete /videos/{videoId}/chapters/{language}Delete a chapter
ListGet /videos/{videoId}/chaptersList video chapters
GetGet /videos/{videoId}/chapters/{language}Show a chapter
UploadPost /videos/{videoId}/chapters/{language}Upload a chapter


Retrieve an instance of the LiveStreams API:

client := apivideosdk.ClientBuilder("API_VIDEO_KEY").Build()
liveStreamsApi := client.LiveStreams


MethodHTTP requestDescription
DeleteDelete /live-streams/{liveStreamId}Delete a live stream
DeleteThumbnailDelete /live-streams/{liveStreamId}/thumbnailDelete a thumbnail
ListGet /live-streamsList all live streams
GetGet /live-streams/{liveStreamId}Show live stream
UpdatePatch /live-streams/{liveStreamId}Update a live stream
CreatePost /live-streamsCreate live stream
UploadThumbnailPost /live-streams/{liveStreamId}/thumbnailUpload a thumbnail


Retrieve an instance of the PlayerThemes API:

client := apivideosdk.ClientBuilder("API_VIDEO_KEY").Build()
playerThemesApi := client.PlayerThemes


MethodHTTP requestDescription
DeleteDelete /players/{playerId}Delete a player
DeleteLogoDelete /players/{playerId}/logoDelete logo
ListGet /playersList all player themes
GetGet /players/{playerId}Show a player
UpdatePatch /players/{playerId}Update a player
CreatePost /playersCreate a player
UploadLogoPost /players/{playerId}/logoUpload a logo


Retrieve an instance of the RawStatistics API:

client := apivideosdk.ClientBuilder("API_VIDEO_KEY").Build()
rawStatisticsApi := client.RawStatistics


MethodHTTP requestDescription
ListLiveStreamSessionsGet /analytics/live-streams/{liveStreamId}List live stream player sessions
ListSessionEventsGet /analytics/sessions/{sessionId}/eventsList player session events
ListVideoSessionsGet /analytics/videos/{videoId}List video player sessions


Retrieve an instance of the UploadTokens API:

client := apivideosdk.ClientBuilder("API_VIDEO_KEY").Build()
uploadTokensApi := client.UploadTokens


MethodHTTP requestDescription
DeleteTokenDelete /upload-tokens/{uploadToken}Delete an upload token
ListGet /upload-tokensList all active upload tokens.
GetTokenGet /upload-tokens/{uploadToken}Show upload token
CreateTokenPost /upload-tokensGenerate an upload token


Retrieve an instance of the Videos API:

client := apivideosdk.ClientBuilder("API_VIDEO_KEY").Build()
videosApi := client.Videos


MethodHTTP requestDescription
DeleteDelete /videos/{videoId}Delete a video
GetGet /videos/{videoId}Show a video
GetStatusGet /videos/{videoId}/statusShow video status
ListGet /videosList all videos
UpdatePatch /videos/{videoId}Update a video
PickThumbnailPatch /videos/{videoId}/thumbnailPick a thumbnail
UploadWithUploadTokenPost /uploadUpload with an upload token
CreatePost /videosCreate a video
UploadPost /videos/{videoId}/sourceUpload a video
UploadThumbnailPost /videos/{videoId}/thumbnailUpload a thumbnail


Retrieve an instance of the Webhooks API:

client := apivideosdk.ClientBuilder("API_VIDEO_KEY").Build()
webhooksApi := client.Webhooks


MethodHTTP requestDescription
DeleteDelete /webhooks/{webhookId}Delete a Webhook
GetGet /webhooks/{webhookId}Show Webhook details
ListGet /webhooksList all webhooks
CreatePost /webhooksCreate Webhook


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