Open Source YouTube Alternatives

    The most popular alternative is PeerTube, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to YouTube so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting YouTube alternatives are NewPipe (Free, Open Source), DTube (Free, Open Source), LBRY (Free, Open Source) and MediaGoblin (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated on Jan 8, 2021

    • PeerTube is a decentralized, free and open source alternative to video broadcasting services.
      Almost everyone think this is great alternative to YouTube.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Cloudron
      sw
      Peertube is federated, which means anyone with the know-how can host their own instance of peertube where they can upload videos to, and anyone on another peertube instance can find their server/account and view their videos. For an example of a federated service already in use, look no further than Email.
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      Positive comment • more than a year ago

      Gu
      Out of the decentralized, open source alternatives to YouTube, this one is probably the best. It's being developed by Framasoft who consistently does amazing things
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      Positive comment • more than a year ago

      Gu
      No ads, Open-Source, the best one !
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    • The lightweight, free and open source YouTube experience for Android.
      Some users think this is a great alternative to YouTube, some doesn't.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • YouTube
      JohnFastman330798
      What could be a better alternative to watching YouTube than watching YouTube without all the nasty Google spying going on? NewPipe brings exactly that to the Android platform. I'm very happy it exists. Use this instead of Google's YouTube app to prevent Google constantly monitoring what you like to watch.
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      Positive comment • more than a year ago

      Gu
      NewPipe is an app that uses plays YouTube videos. It relies on YouTube. It is not a separate video network.
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      Negative comment • more than a year ago

      pabloalcr532659
      NewPipe isn't an alternative to YouTube, but rather to YouTube's Android APP. It's packed with features the official app doesn't have all while being lighter on resources and having no spying on the client side.
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    • DTube is the first crypto-decentralized video platform.
      Almost everyone think this is great alternative to YouTube.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Online
      lo
      d.tube is youtube but without centralization and with crypto exchanged as views IIRC. It has the best interface of any youtube competitor and seems to have a business model that will payoff.
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      Positive comment • more than a year ago

      OA
      Love it looks like youtube but its not. And I didn't know it was completly decentralized and open source! What a bonus!
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      Positive comment • more than a year ago

      Gu
      D.Tube makes monetization easy and fair
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    • LBRY is the first digital marketplace to be controlled by the market's participants rather than a corporation or other 3rd-party.
      Almost everyone think this is great alternative to YouTube.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Va
      Open-source, decentralized and you can earn money easily if you create good videos
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      Positive comment • 11 months ago

      Gu
      Using the desktop client the videos streams super fast.
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      Positive comment • more than a year ago

      Gu
      Its open source, easy modern and good.
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      Positive comment • 7 months ago

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    • MediaGoblin is a free software media publishing platform that anyone can run. You can think of it as a decentralized alternative to Flickr, YouTube, SoundCloud, etc.
      Most users think this is great alternative to YouTube.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Self-Hosted
      Gu
      It is a free/libre software that respects your freedom and the freedom of your personal data.
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      Positive comment • more than a year ago

      Gu
      MediaGoblin is an open source project than can be hosted on any server. It is decentralized but a federation connects all servers between them. And they don't use your data like YouYube/Google.
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      Positive comment • more than a year ago

      Gu
      Poor in content, unused, not immediately clear, important structural difference that are not obvious.
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    • It is an open source solution that is freely available to everyone. It's written in PHP and with YouPHPTube you can create your own video sharing site and Stream Live videos for free.
      Most users think this is great alternative to YouTube.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Self-Hosted
      • Chromecast
      Gu
      YouPHPTube is primarily for downloading videos from a url.
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      Negative comment • more than a year ago

    • IPFSTube is a player and uploader for videos, stored in the distributed IPFS network.
      This alternative is disputed. It's still a legit alternative but it might have some issues that some users think is important.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • IPFS
      • JavaScript
      • Go (Programming Language)
      Gu
      It's not a good alternative to YouTube because the idea is upload a video, get a link and share it. That's it. It doesn't have a interface that you can search for videos and etc. Basically, it doesn't have the "social network" that YouTube has.
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      Negative comment • more than a year ago

    • Enjoy the best tech conference videos, webinars and tutorials and share it with friends, colleagues, and the world.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Online
    • Terminal based YouTube player and downloader.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
    • The curated library of YouTube educational channels. It' is a place for curious people with a huge passion for self-education.
      Here you can find channels that teach how to code, play guitar, design a website, even make cakes and much more!.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Online