FreeTube VS Invidious

Compare FreeTube vs Invidious and see what are their differences.

FreeTube

An Open Source YouTube app for privacy (by FreeTubeApp)

Invidious

Invidious is an alternative front-end to YouTube (by iv-org)
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FreeTube Invidious
254 183
4,726 6,689
3.9% 5.4%
9.9 9.7
4 days ago 5 days ago
JavaScript Crystal
GNU Affero General Public License v3.0 GNU Affero General Public License v3.0
The number of mentions indicates the total number of mentions that we've tracked plus the number of user suggested alternatives.
Stars - the number of stars that a project has on GitHub. Growth - month over month growth in stars.
Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.

FreeTube

Posts with mentions or reviews of FreeTube. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-06.

Invidious

Posts with mentions or reviews of Invidious. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-04.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing FreeTube and Invidious you can also consider the following projects:

Piped - An alternative privacy-friendly YouTube frontend which is efficient by design.

NewPipe - A libre lightweight streaming front-end for Android.

Tube - 📺 tube is a Youtube-like (without censorship and features you don't need!) Video Sharing App written in Go which also supports automatic transcoding to MP4 H.265 AAC, multiple collections and RSS feed.

libreddit - Private front-end for Reddit

nitter - Alternative Twitter front-end

SmartTubeNext - Ad free app for watching tube videos on Android TV boxes

SponsorBlock - Skip YouTube video sponsors (browser extension)

Simple-YouTube-Age-Restriction-Bypass - A simple userscript to bypass YouTube's age verification and watch age restricted videos without having to sign in.

invidious - Invidious is an alternative front-end to YouTube [Moved to: https://github.com/iv-org/invidious]

VideoLAN Client (VLC) - VLC media player - All pull requests are ignored, please follow https://wiki.videolan.org/Sending_Patches_VLC/

PeerTube - ActivityPub-federated video streaming platform using P2P directly in your web browser