Overview

YT Tracker is a Google Sheets add-on that fetches various real-time data points of YouTube videos & channels and puts it in a Google Sheet.

What YT Tracker can do for you

If you keep track of real-time statistical metrics of YouTube videos/channels, YT Tracker can increase your productivity and save you lot of time. All you need is the ID of the video/channel and a Google Sheet. You can,

  • Fetch 25 different video metrics
  • Export 10 different channel metrics
  • Fetch the uploaded videos of a channel
  • Automatically refresh the metrics
  • Update metrics on a set schedule

You can know more about the features of YT Tracker in the YouTube video below. Please reduce the playback speed if you feel like it's speedy.

Installation

You can install it from Google Workplace Marketplace. On the add-on page, click on 'Install' and choose your Google account to install. You will have the option to pick a YouTube brand account. But, if you choose that the installation will fail. Upon selecting a Google account, YT Tracker will need access to a bunch of permissions. After authorizing, the installaion will be successful and you can start using YT Tracker.

Permissions required

View your YouTube account - At least this permission is needed to fetch any data from YouTube. YT Tracker doesn't access/read any of your YouTube data.

See, edit, create, and delete your spreadsheets in Google Drive - To write the data fetched from YouTube APIs.

Connect to an external service - To check your license details, YT Tracker will connect to its backend.

Allow this application to run when you are not present - To run YT Tracker in the background when scheduled update is enabled.

Display and run third-party web content in prompts and sidebars inside Google applications - When you decide to pay for the premium features, you can do that within the Google Sheet sidebar itself.