eduMagnet can search and access different online video sites (YouTube, Blip, TeacherTube, RSS, German public TV, etc). Students and pupils can create playlists of lectures and talks and play educational content using an embedded video player (MPlayer). As an OLPC project eduMagnet is developed for the sugar OS, but can also be used in any Linux environment using GTK. Students may synchronize playlists to the online platform eduMagnet.org so that other users can subscribe to their playlists. Access to new online video sites can easily be added using python plugins ("Magnets").
Videopian is a PHP class that allows you to get any kind of information (such as title, description, author, duration, or flash player URL) about a video hosted on a video sharing service, just by its URL. The currently supported services are Blip, Dailymotion, Flickr (API key required), Google Video, Metacafe, MySpace, Veoh (API key required), Vimeo, and YouTube.