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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 youtube-dl, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 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 Invidious, FreeTube, Video DownloadHelper and nuclear.

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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    youtube-dl

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Python
    • PC-BSD
    236 alternatives to youtube-dl 

    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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    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 icon

    Invidious

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Docker
    36 alternatives to Invidious 

    Invidious is an alternative front-end to YouTube.

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    1.  Ad-freeInvidious doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Privacy focusedInvidious is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  LightweightInvidious consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Dark ModeInvidious supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Invidious without registration.
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    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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    The greatest desktop alternative.

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    Video DownloadHelper

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    193 alternatives to Video DownloadHelper 

    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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    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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  6. ClipGrab icon

    ClipGrab

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • youtube-dl
    • Qt
    187 alternatives to ClipGrab 

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

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

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    FrostWire

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Kindle Fire
    52 alternatives to FrostWire 

    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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    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

    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Self-Hosted
    • Chromecast
    92 alternatives to YouPHPTube 

    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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    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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    Downline

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    201 alternatives to Downline 

    Free and open-source media downloader for YouTube and many other sites.

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