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Open Source Minitube Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Minitube is NewPipe. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Minitube and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Minitube are Strawberry, FreeTube, nuclear and Piped.

Minitube alternatives are mainly YouTube Clients but may also be Audio Players or YouTube Downloaders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Minitube.
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  1. NewPipe icon

    NewPipe

    • Android
    • YouTube
    • F-Droid
    105 alternatives to NewPipe 

    The lightweight, free and open source YouTube experience for Android.

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    1.  Ad-freeNewPipe doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Privacy focusedNewPipe is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in NewPipe without registration.
    4.  LightweightNewPipe consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    5.  Dark ModeNewPipe supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    6.  Text to SpeechNewPipe allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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    They are both Youtube Players.

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  2. Strawberry icon

    Strawberry

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    220 alternatives to Strawberry 

    Strawberry is a music player and music collection organizer. It is a fork of Clementine released in 2018 aimed at music collectors and audiophiles. The name is inspired by the band Strawbs. It's written in C++ using the Qt framework.

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    1.  LightweightStrawberry consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Lossless AudioStrawberry has lossless audio support, basically studio quality sound.
    3.  Works OfflineStrawberry can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    4.  Goal Setting Strawberry can set individual or group goals to meet over a particular period.
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  3. FreeTube icon

    FreeTube

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    50 alternatives to FreeTube 

    FreeTube is an open source desktop YouTube player built with privacy in mind. Use YouTube without advertisments and prevent Google tracking from you with their cookies and JavaScript. Available for Windows, Mac & Linux thanks to Electron.

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    1.  Ad-freeFreeTube doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Privacy focusedFreeTube is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in FreeTube without registration.
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    really its a good YT player, super fast, option to download videos, mini window, the only negative thing is the 720p max resolution.

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  4. nuclear icon

    nuclear

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    49 alternatives to nuclear 

    nuclear is a free music streaming program that pulls content from free sources all over the internet.

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    1.  No Trackingnuclear will not track you or use your personal data.
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  5. Piped icon

    Piped

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    26 alternatives to Piped 

    An alternative YouTube frontend which is efficient by design.

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    1.  Ad-freePiped doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Privacy focusedPiped is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  LightweightPiped consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  6. SkyTube icon

    SkyTube

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • YouTube
    • F-Droid
    61 alternatives to SkyTube 

    SkyTube is an alternative, free, open-source YouTube application for Android. It allows you to use YouTube comfortably without the need for Google/YouTube account and hence this app only offers read-only access to YouTube.

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    1.  Ad-freeSkyTube doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  7. LibreTube icon

    LibreTube

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid
    48 alternatives to LibreTube 

    An alternative frontend for YouTube, for Android.

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    1.  Ad-freeLibreTube doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in LibreTube without registration.
    3.  Privacy focusedLibreTube is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    4.  Dark ModeLibreTube supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  8. VueTube icon

    VueTube

    • Android
    • iPhone
    48 alternatives to VueTube 

    A simple FOSS video streaming client aimed to recreate ALL features from their respective apps (and more).

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    1.  Ad-freeVueTube doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Dark ModeVueTube supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  LightweightVueTube consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Privacy focusedVueTube is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    5.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in VueTube without registration.
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  9. SongTube icon

    SongTube

    93 alternatives to SongTube 

    SongTube is a new beautiful and fast application made in flutter, it supports YouTube audio and video downloading at any quality, In-App YouTube Browser, audio conversion, Playlists and an Audio tags editor.

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    mps-youtube

    • Linux
    43 alternatives to mps-youtube 

    Terminal based YouTube player and downloader.

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