YouTube video category name and id list

A list of video categories with id that can be associated with YouTube videos. When we working with YouTube Data API in video upload process need to specify video category id. For that require available video categories and its id list.

For get video categories found VideoCategories: list reference but it reduce quota by 1 unit and require some process. If we have full list in hand it will more helpful.

After many efforts I found full list of YouTube video category name and id. Below is the list of YouTube video category name and id. We can get category list from YouTube account. Just login to YouTube, open any video for edit and go to Advanced settings. Category list given in select box format.

YouTube video category name and id list 2018

No change in YouTube video category name and id list for year 2018. Checkout YouTube video category new layout and category order image below. Refer Latest YouTube video category name and id list for latest category list, as no change noticed in list.

YouTube video category name and id list 2018
YouTube video category name and id list 2018

Latest YouTube video category name and id list

ID Category Name
1 Film & Animation
2 Autos & Vehicles
10 Music
15 Pets & Animals
17 Sports
19 Travel & Events
20 Gaming
22 People & Blogs
23 Comedy
24 Entertainment
25 News & Politics
26 How-to & Style
27 Education
28 Science & Technology
29 Non-profits & Activism

Latest update in YouTube video categories: Cars & Vehicles changed to Autos & Vehicles.

Latest YouTube video category name and id list
Latest YouTube video category name and id list

Old YouTube video category name and id list

ID Category Name
2 Autos & Vehicles
23 Comedy
27 Education
24 Entertainment
1 Film & Animation
20 Gaming
26 Howto & Style
10 Music
25 News & Politics
29 Nonprofits & Activism
22 People & Blogs
15 Pets & Animals
28 Science & Technology
17 Sports
19 Travel & Events
YouTube video category name and id list
YouTube video category name and id list