YouTube Media Player Alternatives for Windows

    YouTube Media Player is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is FreeTube, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to YouTube Media Player and 11 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to YouTube Media Player are Minitube (Freemium, Open Source), Kaku (Free, Open Source), MotionBox (Free, Open Source) and SMTube (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 27, 2021
    1. 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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      • 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
      • 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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    2. 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.
    3. myTube is a YouTube app built to keep your video playing no matter what. By lightly fading the video into the background, you can continue to watch while you read comments, browse channels and videos, and everything else you can do in the app.
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    4. Cherryplayer is a free Windows multimedia player that streams millions of music files from VK.com, plays most multimedia files and includes a superior YouTube player and download service. Features Completely safe and clean No unwanted extra software.
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    5. - Rough Mac Picture in Picture Support (Floating Window, Above All Desktop and Fullscreen Applications) - Always On Top Window - Frameless Window - Multiple Streaming Services Support (JSON Configuration to add extra) - Set Startup Page (Any Service or Remember Last Opended...
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Windows Phone
      • Xbox
      This is what you want for Youtube app in Windows 10 platform Fast, simple, easy to use, mostly full-featured application for streaming video in Youtube Just download AWESOME TUBE and stream your AWESOME youtube videos Main features: - Stream videos - Listen to...
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    6. Play YouTube video continuously with playlists. FoxTube features: * Easy search (auto-completion, search history) * Local playlists * Play in mini player while searching/browsing.

      Discontinued

      The apps seem to be no longer updated. The iOS version is no longer available on the AppStore. The other versions, released in 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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