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. Features: 1. Set preferred video playback volume for all videos 2. Control auto-play behavior of the YouTube player 3. Loop a single video in the playlist' and is an app in the Audio & Music category. There are more than 25 alternatives to YouTube Media Player for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is NewPipe, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like YouTube Media Player are FreeTube (Free, Open Source), YouTube Vanced (Free), SkyTube (Free, Open Source) and Minitube (Freemium, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 27, 2021
    1. NewPipe is a lightweight YouTube front-end for Android. It doesn't need the YouTube-API or any Google Play Services, as NewPipe only parses the YouTube website in order to gain the information it needs.
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    2. 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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    3. Download YouTube Vanced APK for Non-Rooted, Rooted, and Magisk Android devices. Vanced also was known as iYTBP is a new modded version of YouTube which contains ad blocking and background playback features.
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    4. 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. VIDEO BLOCKER
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      • 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Google Chrome
      • AngularJS
      • Bootstrap
      Echoes is a YouTube media player that provides a great, simplified user experience with no trailer ads or other distractions like comments. Simply select a video to play it and add it to a live playlist with an easy option to go full screen.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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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    5. A lightweight application for searching and streaming videos from YouTube.
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    6. The video browser for motion freedom, MotionBox is a desktop client for streaming video that lets you stream videos from YouTube, Vimeo and Dailymotion.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Free Youtube browser for SMPlayer which allows to browse, search and play YouTube videos. No flash needed! You can either use SMPlayer, MPlayer, VLC, Dragon Player, Totem or mpv to view the videos.
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