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The Truveo video search APIs provide a programmatic interface to access the Truveo index and build applications that feature video search results. The Truveo video search engine is an index containing millions of video files that are available on the Internet. This index is continuously updated, cleaned and expanded to include the latest videos from the most popular video destinations on the Web. The rich functionality of these APIs enables users to build a wide variety of video-based web applications. Examples of how the APIs can be used include creating search functionality that will let users find video located either in their own video library or on thousands of websites across the Internet, identifying videos relevant to a particular topic or saving and sharing favorite videos and watchlists. The Truveo Video Search APIs come in five flavors: XML, AJAX, Flash, Ruby, and now JSON. The XML API allows users to submit REST-style queries and receive XML-formatted results to standard HTTP GET requests. The AJAX API runs in the browser and lets client applications access video search results directly from JavaScript. The Flash API runs in Macromedia Flash and allows Flash applications to access video search results. The Ruby API is a mapping of the XML API for use in Ruby programs.
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  • DoAt (do@) is a new mobile search engine for the iPhone. DoAt is an open platform for answering search queries and any developer can submit a web app to answer any type of query (music, movies,...
  • Search your favorite video sites, listen to music radio stations, play free online games, all in one stop and one click to start without leaving the site.
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Tami Zhu

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Looks like this API is no longer available unfortunately. AOL shut it down 7/18/2011. is a multi-search engine that easily allows for customized searching.
DoAt (do@) DoAt (do@)
DoAt (do@) is a new mobile search engine for the iPhone. DoAt is an open platform for answering search queries and any developer can submit a web app to answer any type of query (music, movies, weather, restaurants, etc.).
FindBoo FindBoo
Search your favorite video sites, listen to music radio stations, play free online games, all in one stop and one click to start without leaving the site. is a community-based social video sharing website that specializes in allowing people to collect and share videos with their friends. Like Twitter for video.
MattChannel MattChannel
Watch videos and movies about technology, sports, funny things, news, movie trailers, and more. - Map of Video and Wikipedia - Map of Video and Wikipedia
MapOfVideo lets you find videos and Wikipedia articles related to a specific location identified using Google Maps. Winner of AOL Truveo video mashup contest.
SVID - Search, See and Share Videos SVID - Search, See and Share Videos
SVid, an AOL Truveo Video mashup contest winner, lets you search, See, Share Videos: watch videos in 3D elliptical orbits; view related videos in a fractal; tag videos; drag and drop videos into your own albums.
Facebook 3Styler Facebook 3Styler
3Styler for Facebook lets you search for videos; send invitations to watch videos to friends; create your own video searching profile; manage playlists. Winner of AOL Video mashup contest.
Tech Video Bytes Tech Video Bytes
Tech Video Bytes gives developers a useful educational video search application, focused on technology videos for a wide selection of software engineering platforms. AOL Video mashup contest winner. At Developer Snippets.
Animated GIF Creator Animated GIF Creator
Capture frames from videos found using Truveo and convert them into animated GIF files; add effects such as greyscale and flipping, add text, and translate text. Mashup contest winner built using AOL Truveo Video API.
Player Search Player Search
A search engine for sports fans. Pulls in sports and team links, news, photos and videos from all over the web. Uses multiple APIs including Yahoo BOSS and AOL Video.
VideoClouds VideoClouds
Powered by the AOL Truveo Video Search XML API and the Yahoo Term Extracter, VideoClouds automatically extracts keywords from a given target HTML page and returns an eyecatching tagging system of videos to your site.
Video in Google Search Video in Google Search
Get video search results with your Google search.
iGoogle Video Search iGoogle Video Search
With this Truveo gadget, you can perform video search from your iGoogle page.
World of Bollywood World of Bollywood
World of Bollywood lets you search and play video clips related to Bollywood actors, actresses, and the latest Hindi movies. Visit the site and play all your favorite videos in a single click.
Travel Around the World Travel Around the World
Provides a world tour with images, details, and videos of tourist spots that you can visit when you travel to that country.
World of Hollywood World of Hollywood
World of Hollywood has videos of Hollywood movies, actors and actresses. Search for movie videos from multiple channels like Youtube, MySpace, AOL and others.
Truveo Video Translator Truveo Video Translator
Search for videos from popular channels like several popular channels that include YouTube, MySpace, Dailymotion, Google Video and others with the results translated into your local language.
Search Videos by Location Search Videos by Location
Search for a place or browse the map to find Wikipedia articles and videos associated with that location.
Ociotube Ociotube
Search video and music files on Youtube, MySpace, Metacafe, DailyMotion, Veoh, or Goear.
Yimmiy Yimmiy
Yimmiy searches the web simultaneously for various kinds of content (web, video, photos, new and blogs) from various providers (Yahoo, Live, LiveVideo, YouTube, Picasa, Google, Flickr etc), showing all in one list and using colors for the contenttypes.
Netvibez Netvibez
Watch videos from YouTube, AOL, Yahoo, Metacafe; view Flickr images, search for music from Pandora, and play games. Use the Hide Me feature to quickly hide the site if you are at work.
Pixoble Pixoble
Unified visual search. Type a search term and then gets results of Flickr photos, YouTube videos, Yahoo photos, Yahoo videos, and more.
ThinkBigBeBig ThinkBigBeBig
Digg for must-have products and services.
Molu the Search Spider - Beta Molu the Search Spider - Beta
Molu gets a facelift. It searches in more than 25 websites and thus making it a powerbomb in terms of keywords and tag search.
Pageflakes Pageflakes
Custom homepage builder that uses Ajax to let a user layout and customize a page with relevant information. Includes pre-built modules for Flickr, YouTube, Amazon and hundreds of other popular sites.
Tagbulb Tagbulb
Tagbulb simplifies tag search by aggregating content from various sources like Flickr, YouTube and many more. Users can browse by content type like images, videos, blogs, bookmarks, podcasts, products, books etc.
HakuHaku HakuHaku
Mashup using AOL Video, Google Video and Flickr API.
Search for videos from across the web with this rich application built on the AOL video search API