Best YouTube Alternatives in 2021

    YouTube is described as 'video-sharing website, the site allows users to upload, view, and share videos' and is one of the leading apps in the Video & Movies category. There are more than 100 alternatives to YouTube for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Android, iPhone, Windows and Linux. The best alternative is PeerTube, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like YouTube are BitChute (Free), NewPipe (Free, Open Source), Vimeo (Freemium) and VidLii (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 5, 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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      FreeTube vs YouTube opinions
      This alternative is disputed. FreeTube is still a legitimate alternative to YouTube, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      c_lowe1 Privacy, no ads and content.
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

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      isisstelling It still relies on youtube, but it works as a desktop application, and is privacy conscious.
      Positive comment 3 months ago

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      energy1 FreeTube is a Youtube player. It directly relies on YouTube and so is not an alternative.
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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    2. 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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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • Kindle Fire
      • Playstation
      • Fire TV
      • Chromecast
      • Xbox
      Live streaming video platform.
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    3. 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.
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      YouPHPTube vs YouTube opinions
      Most users think YouPHPTube is a great alternative to YouTube.
      danielneto1 Very clear layout and help
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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      YouPHPTube is primarily for downloading videos from a url.
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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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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      SkyTube vs YouTube opinions
      Some users think SkyTube is a great alternative to YouTube, some don't.
      No ads, you don't need an account to star or subscribe because they have an offline database that keeps track.
      Top positive comment  over 4 years ago

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      No Ads, unless they are integrated in the videos itselves. Which is a solution I like a lot. No ads make it perform very well.
      Top positive comment  almost 4 years ago

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      It is an alternative to the YouTube mobile app, not YouTube itself.
      Top negative comment  over 3 years ago

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      energy1 It relies on YouTube to function, so it is in no way an alternative.
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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      Its an app not a video web site
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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      osvein Great app, but it's an app for YouTube, so it's not an alternative to YouTube.
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

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    5. Launch your own channel | Watch and share videos | We love our creators Odysee provides an free open sourced and decentralized platform running on the lbry protocol to allow users to upload and share videos to people around the world
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      Odysee vs YouTube opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      WarmPotato Its built on the LBRY protocol, making it censorship resistant
      Positive comment 10 months ago

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      Odysee is an amazing alternative to YouTube
      Positive comment 2 months ago

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    6. Streamable is the world's easiest way to create and share video. It's simple, fast, and it's free.
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      Streamable vs YouTube opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Streamable is still a legitimate alternative to YouTube, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      It's completely different and is VERY unreliable, I would only use it for short clips that are temporarily needed
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • IPFS
      • JavaScript
      • Go (Programming Language)
      IPFSTube is a player and uploader for videos, stored in the distributed IPFS network.
      IPFSTube vs YouTube opinions
      This alternative is disputed. IPFSTube is still a legitimate alternative to YouTube, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      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.
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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    7. One of the worlds largest video sites, serving the best videos, funniest movies and clips.
      Some users think Metacafe is a great alternative to YouTube, some don't.
      • 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.
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