NewPipe – The lightweight YouTube experience for Android

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  • NewPipe

    A libre lightweight streaming front-end for Android.

    v0.26.0 (the next release) should support viewing livestreams. See https://github.com/TeamNewPipe/NewPipe/issues/10471

  • PeerTube

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

    Exactly what you described exists and is called PeerTube.

    https://joinpeertube.org

    https://github.com/Chocobozzz/PeerTube

  • WorkOS

    The modern identity platform for B2B SaaS. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

  • NewPipe

    Discontinued A fork of NewPipe with SponsorBlock functionality. (by polymorphicshade)

  • LibreTube

    An alternative frontend for YouTube, for Android.

  • PipePipe

    A FLOSS Android app to let you browse YouTube, NicoNico and BiliBili freely.

  • clipious

    Invidious client for android

  • revanced-manager

    💊 Application to use ReVanced on Android

    Just a small correction: it's not "YouTube" ReVenced, it's just ReVenced. ReVenced is a group dedicated to patching apps, but the group itself doesn't provide any patched apps.

    It does provide this app to patch other apps: https://github.com/ReVanced/revanced-manager

  • InfluxDB

    Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale. Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.

  • FreeTube

    An Open Source YouTube app for privacy

    And FreeTube for desktop (just has regular adblock). It's an alternate client with a nice UI with a similar layout to YouTube.

    https://freetubeapp.io/

  • Obtainium

    Get Android App Updates Directly From the Source.

    "Due to their process of building apps, apps in the official F-Droid repository often fall behind on updates. F-Droid maintainers also reuse package IDs while signing apps with their own keys, which is not ideal as it gives the F-Droid team ultimate trust. Additionally, the requirements for an app to be included in the official F-Droid repo are less strict than other app stores like Google Play, meaning that F-Droid tends to host a lot more apps which are older, unmaintained, or otherwise no longer meet modern security standards."[2]

    [1]: https://github.com/ImranR98/Obtainium#readme

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