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Open Source SnapTube Alternatives

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

SnapTube alternatives are mainly YouTube Downloaders but may also be Video Downloaders or YouTube Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SnapTube.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Android
  • Chrome OS

Download YouTube videos and music. It’s fast, easy, and free.

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

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    Most users think NewPipe is a great alternative to SnapTube.
  2. 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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    Almost everyone thinks youtube-dl is a great alternative to SnapTube.
  3. Youtube Video and Audio Downloader is an open-source project, downloading Youtube videos (using Firefox download manager) in all available formats (FLV, MP4, WebM, and 3GP) with video quality of your choice.

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    Almost everyone thinks Youtube Video and Audio Downloader is a great alternative to SnapTube.
  4. A cross platform front-end GUI of the popular youtube-dl written in wxPython.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.4, released in July 2017, can be still downloaded from the official website. A well-maintained fork can also be found here: https://github.com/oleksis/youtube-dl-gui

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    Almost everyone thinks Youtube-DLG is a great alternative to SnapTube.
  5. 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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  6. 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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  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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  8. SkyTube icon

    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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  9. Open Video Downloader (youtube-dl-gui) icon

    Open Video Downloader (youtube-dl-gui)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • FFmpeg
    • youtube-dl
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • Node.JS

    A cross-platform GUI for youtube-dl made in Electron and node.js.

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  10. FrostWire icon

    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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