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  • FreeTube

    An Open Source YouTube app for privacy

    There is FreeTube too.

    FreeTube is an open source desktop YouTube player built with privacy in mind.


  • Invidious

    Invidious is an alternative front-end to YouTube

  • InfluxDB

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  • Piped

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

    It uses the NewPipeExtractor [1] from the NewPipe Android app [2] to contact YouTube.


  • NewPipeExtractor

    NewPipe's core library for extracting data from streaming sites

  • NewPipe

    A libre lightweight streaming front-end for Android.

  • yattee

    Privacy oriented video player for iOS, tvOS and macOS

    Yattee might be something to look into.

  • uYouPlus

    uYou+ is a modified version of uYou (made by @MiRO92) with additional features and mainly made for non jailbroken users!

    uYouPlus [1] doesn't require a Jailbreak, just sideloading. It implements SponsorBlock as well.


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