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Returns detailed information about videos.
This method can be called with a user token. Access rights required: video.
owner_idID of the user or community that owns the video(s).
int (number), current user id is used by default
videosVideo IDs, in the following format:

Use a negative value to designate a community ID.


list of comma-separated words
album_idID of the album containing the video(s).
int (number)
countNumber of videos to return.
positive number, maximum value 200, default 100
offsetOffset needed to return a specific subset of videos.
positive number
extended1 to return an extended response with additional fields
flag, either 1 or 0
list of comma-separated words
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Returns a list of video objects with an additional comments field indicating the number of comments on the video.

If extended is set to 1, returns the following additional fields:
  • privacy_view Privacy settings in a special format (only for the current user).
  • privacy_comment Comment privacy settings in a special format (only for the current user).
  • can_comment Whether the current user can comment on the video (1 can, 0 cannot).
  • can_repost Whether the current user can copy the video using the "Share with friends" feature (1 can, 0 cannot).
  • likes Information about likes:
    • user_likes Whether the current user liked the photo.
    • count Number of likes.

If you use direct authorization in your app, returns an additional files field, containing a link to the video file (if the video is placed on a VK server) or a link to an external site (if the video is integrated from another video hosting service).
30This profile is private
204Access denied
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can_message, ban_info, can_post, can_upload_doc, can_upload_video, can_see_all_posts, can_create_topic, is_favorite, is_hidden_from_feed fields in a community object are returned for the requests including access_token only.
New error types in audio.get, video.get.
New param for pagination: start_from and returning field next_from.