FreeTube VS yt-dlp

Compare FreeTube vs yt-dlp and see what are their differences.

FreeTube

An Open Source YouTube app for privacy (by FreeTubeApp)

yt-dlp

A youtube-dl fork with additional features and fixes (by yt-dlp)
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FreeTube yt-dlp
233 494
4,573 12,370
4.0% 23.4%
9.9 9.9
4 days ago about 8 hours ago
JavaScript Python
GNU Affero General Public License v3.0 The Unlicense
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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 2021-12-08.

yt-dlp

Posts with mentions or reviews of yt-dlp. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing FreeTube and yt-dlp you can also consider the following projects:

youtube-dl - Command-line program to download videos from YouTube.com and other video sites

youtube-dl-gui - A cross platform front-end GUI of the popular youtube-dl written in wxPython.

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

mpv - 🎥 Command line video player

youtube-dlc - Command-line program to download various media from YouTube.com and other sites

widevine-l3-decryptor - A Chrome extension that demonstrates bypassing Widevine L3 DRM

youtube-dl - Command-line program to download videos from YouTube.com and other video sites

yt-dlc - media downloader and library for various sites.

media-downloader - Media Downloader is a Qt/C++ front end to youtube-dl

youtube-dl-server - Web / REST interface for downloading youtube videos onto a server.

yt-dlg - A cross platform front-end GUI of the popular youtube-dl written in wxPython.

aria2 - aria2 is a lightweight multi-protocol & multi-source, cross platform download utility operated in command-line. It supports HTTP/HTTPS, FTP, SFTP, BitTorrent and Metalink.