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YouTube Media Player Alternatives

YouTube Media Player is described as 'Media Player is an open-source project that aims to enhance the overall YouTube experience' and is an app in the video & movies category. There are more than 25 alternatives to YouTube Media Player for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is NewPipe, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like YouTube Media Player are FreeTube, SkyTube, LibreTube and VueTube.

YouTube Media Player 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 YouTube Media Player.
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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.  Dark ModeNewPipe supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    6.  Text to SpeechNewPipe allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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  2. FreeTube icon

    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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  3. SkyTube icon

    SkyTube

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • YouTube
    • F-Droid
    61 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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    LibreTube

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid
    48 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.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in LibreTube without registration.
    3.  Privacy focusedLibreTube is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    4.  Dark ModeLibreTube supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  5. VueTube icon

    VueTube

    • Android
    • iPhone
    48 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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  6. Minitube icon

    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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    SongTube

    93 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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    SaveAs.Video

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    51 alternatives to SaveAs.Video 

    A Free Tool to Download Social Media Videos and audio Online With Save As Video Downloader, you can download videos from social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram with just a few clicks.

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    1.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in SaveAs.Video without registration.
    2.  LightweightSaveAs.Video consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  9. GTK YouTube Viewer icon

    GTK YouTube Viewer

    • Linux
    34 alternatives to GTK YouTube Viewer 

    A lightweight application for searching and streaming videos from YouTube.

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    Kaku

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    26 alternatives to Kaku 

    Kaku is the next generation music player that supports many different platform like YouTube, Vimeo ... etc. With it, you can listen to any music you like in different platform with just one single click, so simple to use !

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