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MacTubes is described as 'YouTube video player and downloader. iTunes-like user interface and easy operation. You can create playlists and download video files' and is a youtube downloader in the video & movies category. There are more than 10 alternatives to MacTubes for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Online / Web-based, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Airy YouTube Downloader. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Minitube or Youtube Downloader HD. Other great apps like MacTubes are MediaTube, Elmedia Player, YTWatcher and OrganizeTube.

MacTubes alternatives are mainly YouTube Downloaders but may also be Video Downloaders or YouTube Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MacTubes.
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  1. Airy YouTube Downloader icon

    Airy YouTube Downloader

    • Mac
    • Windows
    240 alternatives to Airy YouTube Downloader 

    Airy is a YouTube video downloader, i.e. an application that allows you to save your favorite YouTube videos so you can watch them whenever you feel like - no matter whether you are connected to Internet or not and whether it is still available on the web site.

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    Minitube

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    57 alternatives to Minitube 

    Minitube is a YouTube desktop application. With it you can watch YouTube videos in a new way: you type a keyword, Minitube gives you an endless video stream. Minitube does not require the Flash Player.

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    MacTubes could download videos.

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    Youtube Downloader HD

    • Windows
    132 alternatives to Youtube Downloader HD 

    Youtube Downloader HD is a free tool to download videos from YouTube and save it to your local computer. The videos can be converted to avi video format or to mp4 (compatible with iPod, iPhone).

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    links you to Airy which costs money

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  4. MediaTube icon

    MediaTube

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    29 alternatives to MediaTube 

    If you like to watch videos from YouTube , but you are bored with ads and comments. Then MediaTube is an awesome solution which makes your YouTube watching comfortable.

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  5. Elmedia Player icon

    Elmedia Player

    • Mac
    • Apple TV
    174 alternatives to Elmedia Player 

    Elmedia is a free media player for Mac that supports various video and audio formats, including FLV, SWF, MP4, AVI, MOV, MP4, DAT, MP3, etc. The app features exclusive Open Online Video feature which lets you watch YouTube, Vimeo and Dailymotion videos online without ads.

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    1.  AirPlay SupportElmedia Player can stream or share content to your Mac, Apple TV, or compatible smart TV.
    2.  Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with Elmedia Player.
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  6. YTWatcher icon

    YTWatcher

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    9 alternatives to YTWatcher 

    YTWatcher is a Windows Application that lets you watch your favorite / subscription YouTube videos from your Desktop.

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    1.  PortableYTWatcher can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    OrganizeTube

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    4 alternatives to OrganizeTube 

    The quick and easy way to create, view and share branded playlists from any device and video source.

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  8. Tubbler icon

    Tubbler

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    25 alternatives to Tubbler 

    YouTube Movie Player for Mac OS X. There is no better place to find movies than on the YouTube website, but did you ever want to play YouTube movies outside of your web browser in a sophisticated way right on your screen.

    Find movies on YouTube and drag the movie URL's on Tu.

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    1.  LightweightTubbler consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Discontinued

    The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 1.7, released in April 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    FoxTube

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    34 alternatives to FoxTube 

    Play YouTube video continuously with playlists.

    FoxTube features:

    • Easy search (auto-completion, search history)
    • Local playlists
    • Play in mini player while searching/browsing.
    • supports YouTube account login
    • supports YouTube HQ videos
    • Supports remote controls & mult.
    Discontinued

    The apps seem to be no longer updated. The iOS version is no longer available on the AppStore. The other versions, released in 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    YouView

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    31 alternatives to YouView 

    Browse, watch, convert, and download YouTube videos on your Mac faster, because YouView uses the core technologies of Mac OS X to play instead of Flash allowing video to run smoother on systems with lower specs.

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    Discontinued

    The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 0.6.1 , released in June 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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