Our API directory now includes 270 video APIs. The newest is the WorldStream TV API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the YouTube API. We list 645 YouTube mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of video APIs.
A company named Animoto is experimenting with an unusual API business strategy: Revenue sharing. And because the company takes a customized approach, it often negotiates significant advances from its API partners.
Sure, YouTube gets all the press. And YouTube gets most of the mashups. But when it comes to video APIs, there’s a lot more than just YouTube. In fact, there are 100 video APIs, from live content Ustream to micro-vlogging 12 seconds.
This week we had another 15 new APIs added to our API directory. This latest set includes an API for a single sign-on solution, an email marketing API, a video creation platform API, an API to transfer money over Facebook, and the service we wrote about earlier this week that to help you find mutual Twitter followers. More details in the full post.
The most popular video API is about to become more popular. As just announced by Googe’s Jim Patterson on the YouTube blog, YouTube Everywhere, the YouTube API has just been upgraded with some very powerful new features.