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pipe-viewer Alternatives

pipe-viewer is described as 'A lightweight YouTube client for Linux (fork of straw-viewer)' and is a YouTube Client in the video & movies category. There are more than 10 alternatives to pipe-viewer for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Android, Mac and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is NewPipe, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like pipe-viewer are YouTube, youtube-dl, FreeTube and yt-dlp.

pipe-viewer alternatives are mainly YouTube Clients but may also be YouTube Downloaders or Video Streaming Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of pipe-viewer.
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A lightweight YouTube client for Linux (fork of straw-viewer).

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  1. NewPipe icon

    NewPipe

    • Android
    • YouTube
    • F-Droid
    102 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.  Text to SpeechNewPipe allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    6.  Dark ModeNewPipe supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  2. YouTube icon

    YouTube

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Apple TV
    • KaiOS
    • Fire TV
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Xbox
    140 alternatives to YouTube 

    YouTube is a video-sharing website, the site allows users to upload, view, and share videos.

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    1.  Dark ModeYouTube supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    2.  Support for 4KYouTube supports watching, rendering or exporting 4K content (also know as UHD or Ultra HD).
    3.  Two-factor AuthenticationYouTube supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    4.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    5.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within YouTube using IFTTT.
    6.  Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with YouTube.
    7.  Personalized RecommendationsYouTube can recommend content you like, whether it's something you already know or not.
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  3. youtube-dl icon

    youtube-dl

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Python
    • PC-BSD
    233 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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    1.  Command line interfaceyoutube-dl either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  SoundCloud Downloaderyoutube-dl allows you to download audio files from Soundcloud.
    3.  Ad-freeyoutube-dl doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    4.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in youtube-dl without registration.
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  4. FreeTube icon

    FreeTube

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    51 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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  5. yt-dlp icon

    yt-dlp

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    223 alternatives to yt-dlp 

    yt-dlp is a youtube-dl fork based on the now inactive youtube-dlc. The main focus of this project is adding new features and patches while also keeping up to date with the original project.

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    1.  Command line interfaceyt-dlp either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in yt-dlp without registration.
    3.  Lightweightyt-dlp consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  6. SkyTube icon

    SkyTube

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • YouTube
    • F-Droid
    58 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
    46 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.  Privacy focusedLibreTube is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in LibreTube without registration.
    4.  Dark ModeLibreTube supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  LightweightLibreTube consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  8. VueTube icon

    VueTube

    • Android
    • iPhone
    46 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

    89 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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    Minitube

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    54 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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