NewPipe Alternatives for Linux

    NewPipe is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Invidious, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to NewPipe and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to NewPipe are FreeTube (Free, Open Source), Video DownloadHelper (Freemium), ClipGrab (Free, Open Source) and FrostWire (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 25, 2021
    1. An alternative front-end to YouTube [The instance at invidio.us made by Omar Roth was closed in September 2020.
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    2. 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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    3. DownloadHelper is a tool for web content extraction. Its purpose is to capture video, audio, and image files from many sites.
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    4. ClipGrab is a free downloader and converter for YouTube, Vimeo, Metacafe, Dailymotion and many other online video sites. It converts downloaded videos to MPEG4, MP3 or other formats in just one easy step.

      Bundleware

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

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

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

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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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      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.
    7. 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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    8. Terminal based YouTube player and downloader.
    9. Free and open-source media downloader for YouTube and many other sites Features Supports several sites Choose video and audio quality (with 4K support) Convert audio and video to different formats: (mp3, aac, flac,m4a, opus, vorbis, wav) (default, mp4, webm, mkv) Download...
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