Alternatives to YouTube for all platforms with Open Source License

  • PeerTube

    PeerTube is a decentralized, free and open source alternative to video broadcasting services.

    • No ads, Open-Source, the best one ! Guest • Dec 2018 • 11 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • 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 Guest • May 2018 • 16 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Libre/open source and federated. tuxayoMar 2018 • 10 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's open source, decentralized, complete features, this is the future of the web. DarkRedmanAug 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Open-Source, decentralized, federated. It is already great and will become even better for sure ! Guest • Dec 2018 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Open source, decentralized and federated bananaMay 2019 Disagree   Agree
    • Open source AND decentralised means it can never turn against the userbase. Guest • Apr 2019 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • 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. swedneckJul 2018 • 29 agrees and 8 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It does not have very many videos on it at all! I searched Minecraft and multiple other subjects and came up empty! Guest • Apr 2019 • 6 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Not bad. its federations of multiple links of different sites and different video hosting places. But, there are some issues like lack of functional issues to like; simplistic navigation, more proper view-able UI, and loading times. Overall? Not bad. Guest • Oct 2019 Disagree   Agree
    • Peertube has (nearly) all important features that youtube offers, while it provides us with a platform, that is ours in our hands Guest • Apr 2018 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It has most of the important features that youtube offers and also a free product without ad's. joseph_mathewJul 2019 Disagree   Agree
    • It's a free and federated alternative that anyone is free to self-host or not. It even works with a mastodon account! Guest • Mar 2019 Disagree   Agree

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  • NewPipe

    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...

    • NewPipe is an app that uses plays YouTube videos. It relies on YouTube. It is not a separate video network. Guest • Apr 2019 • 23 agrees and 6 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • 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. JohnFastmanDec 2016 • 37 agrees and 11 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • 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. pabloalcrOct 2017 • 19 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • NewPipe is an alternative to the Youtube app for Android: it supports background playing of Youtube videos in order to listen the audio only, allows to reduce mobile data usage and to download videos Danilo_VenomAug 2019 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's just a great youtube frontend, for android users. Can watch & download all content, without all the heavy google overhead. Wish I could find something similar for windows! Guest • May 2020 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Android Android Tablet YouTube

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  • DTube

    DTube is the first crypto-decentralized video platform, built on top of the Steemit and the IPFS...

    • Love it looks like youtube but its not. And I didn't know it was completly decentralized and open source! What a bonus! OAKSIF0Feb 2018 • 7 agrees and 6 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Censor free, easy to use, and fun. Would recommend. Guest • Jul 2019 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • 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. lorendiasMar 2018 • 5 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • No censors, so you can listen to mrbeast swear all the time! Guest • Apr 2020 Disagree   Agree
    • D.Tube makes monetization easy and fair Guest • Feb 2018 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Sadly, because of the sharing model, the video size limit on DTube is 1GB, which is not really enough for good quality gameplays, so it's not a good alternative for gamers. Guest • May 2018 • 1 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • Invidious

    An alternative front-end to YouTube ## Official Onion Sites: * kgg2m7yk5aybusll.onion *...

    • It has all the most important features that are in Youtube, but it's open source. Guest • Yesterday Disagree   Agree
    • No ads, light website, subscriptions and the same content as YouTube but without the trackers. Best front-end alternative. Guest • Nov 2019 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • As the description states, it is merely a frontend for YouTube. However, it comes with a lighter interface and blocks YouTube trackers and ads. TerrifiedTyphlosionFeb 2019 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It freaking works. Same videos, same people, and it has reddit comments. Guest • Feb 2019 • 1 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Web

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  • MediaGoblin

    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. ...

    • 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. Guest • Feb 2016 • 11 agrees and 6 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It is a free/libre software that respects your freedom and the freedom of your personal data. Guest • Oct 2017 • 10 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Clueless how it works and it would not upload my video when I tried the demo so there was no way to figure it out. Guest • Dec 2017 • 2 agrees and 7 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Poor in content, unused, not immediately clear, important structural difference that are not obvious. Guest • Jun 2017 • 4 agrees and 6 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • I should just be able to logon and go you can't do that with this platform. Guest • May 2017 • 1 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux BSD Self-Hosted

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  • LBRY

    LBRY is the first digital marketplace to be controlled by the market's participants rather than a corporation or other 3rd-party.

    • Open-source, decentralized and you can earn money easily if you create good videos ValekoZFeb 2020 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It allows you to upload unlimited amounts of video. Rodney42Jan 2020 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Using the desktop client the videos streams super fast. Guest • Dec 2019 Disagree   Agree
    • LBRY is the closest alternative to YouTube its not perfect yet but development is going strong and when its going to be available as an app for smartphone its going to be great! More YouTuber should turn to LBRY IMO. Guest • Nov 2019 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It is a free, community-controlled digital wonderland. You get LBC, just for watching videos. ltoddApr 2020 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad

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  • IPFSTube

    IPFSTube is a player and uploader for videos, stored in the distributed IPFS network.

    • 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. Guest • Jan 2019 • 9 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Self-Hosted ... IPFS JavaScript Go (Programming Language)

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