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Open Source NewPipe Alternatives

The best open source alternative to NewPipe is youtube-dl. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to NewPipe and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to NewPipe are Invidious, FreeTube, Odysee and SkyTube.

NewPipe alternatives are mainly YouTube Downloaders but may also be YouTube Clients or Video Downloaders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of NewPipe.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Android
  • YouTube
  • F-Droid

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

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  1. Augmentable with front-ends such as Youtube-DLG , youtube-dl is a small command-line program to download videos from YouTube and a hundreds other sites.

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    youtube-dl vs NewPipe opinions
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    wanrim

    NewPipe it's an app, not a tool same as youtube-dl.

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    it's multi platform altough GUI-less (but there is wrapper for it)

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  2. Invidious is an alternative front-end to YouTube.

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  3. 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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    isisstelling

    The greatest desktop alternative.

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    Launch your own channel | Watch and share videos.

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    SkyTube

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • YouTube
    • F-Droid

    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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    Almost everyone thinks SkyTube is a great alternative to NewPipe.
    loziniak

    Features almost the same, but crashes a lot less.

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

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  7. ClipGrab is a free downloader and converter for YouTube, Vimeo, Metacafe, Dailymotion and many other online video sites.

    Bundleware

    The default Windows installer contains Opencandy. A version with no third-party offers is available in Download options.

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    Piped

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    An alternative YouTube frontend which is efficient by design.

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    FrostWire

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Kindle Fire

    FrostWire is a free, open source P2P BitTorrent file sharing application & cloud file downloader in one. It's a fork of LimeWire .

    Warning

    On VirusTotal 26/66 AntiVirus flagged the installer as malicioushttps://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/75b209b3bb747037792b6c7a10a0a123fab23ed4ed17b937c240ddc45ff8f6ee/detection

    Bundleware

    As reported on VirusTotal, the installer contains Opencandy. Be careful during installation. https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/60a309e91ba1039c3527053867e0e210ff2e18628a01acc264d82430e6436889/analysis/

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    YouPHPTube

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Self-Hosted
    • Chromecast

    It is an open source solution that is freely available to everyone. It's written in PHP and with YouPHPTube you can create your own video sharing site and Stream Live videos for free.

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