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ViewTube Alternatives

ViewTube is described as 'alternative YouTube frontend using the invidio.us API' and is a YouTube Client in the video & movies category. There are more than 25 alternatives to ViewTube for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Online / Web-based, Android, Windows and Mac. The best alternative is NewPipe, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like ViewTube are YouTube, FreeTube, SkyTube and Piped.

ViewTube 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 ViewTube.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Online
  • Self-Hosted

ViewTube is an alternative YouTube frontend using the invidio.us API.

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

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedNewPipe is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in NewPipe without registration.
    ⚫︎ LightweightNewPipe consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeNewPipe supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Text to SpeechNewPipe allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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    YouTube

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Apple TV
    • KaiOS
    • Fire TV
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Xbox

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

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeYouTube supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Support for 4KYouTube supports watching, rendering or exporting 4K content (also know as UHD or Ultra HD).
    ⚫︎ Two factor authenticationYouTube supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
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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.

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedFreeTube is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in FreeTube without registration.
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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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    Piped

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    An alternative YouTube frontend which is efficient by design.

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedPiped is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ LightweightPiped consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  6. Openwhyd icon

    Collect and share all the music you love from any source but reunited in the same place.

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    LibreTube

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

    An alternative frontend for YouTube, for Android.

    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in LibreTube without registration.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedLibreTube is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeLibreTube supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Flote

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone

    Flote is a social network without big tech censorship and vague community guidelines. On Flote people can express themselves freely, build communities, and earn digital money by providing valuable content.

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedFlote is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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    Hooktube

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • YouTube

    Share YouTube videos without giving them views. Bypass country blocks and age restrictions. Download YouTube videos and music. View quarantined videos as they appeared before YouTube Heroes got to them. Keep your data private from the big G.

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    Discontinued

    After updates to Youtube API in July 2018, Hooktube can't download videos anymore and the developer decided not to implement the feature again. Now the website remain available as a lightweight version of Youtube: https://hooktube.com/changelog

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    Minitube

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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