Invidious is described as 'alternative front-end to YouTube' and is a popular app in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Invidious for a variety of platforms, including the Web, Android, Linux, Windows and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is NewPipe, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Invidious are FreeTube (Free, Open Source), YouTube Vanced (Free), SkyTube (Free, Open Source) and Hooktube (Free).
- Free • Open Source
FreeTube vs InvidiousGood app, even if I found it quite slow. But it is based on the Invidious API, so it's is not really an alternative because Invidious is one of the depedencies. If you wan tto use it you may need to change the default instance because the main invidious instance have some issue to play videos.As of the 0.6.0 update, FreeTube will use the Invidious API as a backend for its DASH player. You could perhaps think of FreeTube as Invidious as a desktop application, plus lots of other cool features.
- Share YouTube videos without giving them views. Bypass country blocks and age restrictions. Download YouTube videos and music. View 68 alternatives to Hooktube
After updates to Youtube API in July 2018, Hooktube can't download videos anymore and the developer decided not to implement the feature again. Now the website remain available as a lightweight version of Youtube: https://hooktube.com/changelog
- Free • Proprietary