An Open Source YouTube app for privacy (by FreeTubeApp)


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FreeTubeApp/FreeTube is an open source project licensed under GNU Affero General Public License v3.0 which is an OSI approved license.

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NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts. Hence, a higher number means a better FreeTube alternative or higher similarity.


Posts where FreeTube has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-06-14.
  • Youtube "updating" it's perfectly ok feature.
    FreeTube App:
  • YouTube | 2021-06-14
    Or use on desktop
  • Cannot install Freetube (.deb) on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS via gdebi: "freetube_0.13.1_amd64.deb is not a Debian package"
    The .deb file was downloaded from
  • I am not even signed in on YouTube but it still recommends me videos similar to which I have previously watched. | 2021-06-14
  • Youtube downloader for Mac | 2021-06-11
    FreeTube is the ad-free YouTube client and video downloader. Has versions for all popular operating systems.
  • r/de in der Kalenderwoche 23 (koloriert) | 2021-06-09
  • Show HN: Tell YouTube ads to fuck off | 2021-06-09
    I use FreeTube ( as front end on my PC/Laptop. But it's not available on mobile devices.
  • Hört endlich auf über Werbung bei YouTube zu meckern! SCHAFFT EUCH ENDLICH ABHILFE!!!! | 2021-06-08
    Windows / Linux: Freetube | 2021-06-08
  • Why does youtube's new age verification method require a photo of your ID allowed? - and why is no one talking about the clear breach of privacy of this?
    Invidious, Freetube, Newpipe, Skytube.
  • No, I don’t think I will.
    Desktop: *
    FreeTube on desktop, NewPipe on Android.
  • Trouble with xbps-src | 2021-06-06
    depends="make" short_desc="FreeTube is an open source desktop YouTube player built with privacy in mind." maintainer=" " license="GPL-3.0-or-later" homepage="" distfiles="" checksum=8aad5bbd5dbdbe5d88ba30dd0799488c7644abe16ed7f1f9f379178cf2c2c773! | 2021-06-06
    I've been following this guide to try and build/install FreeTube.
  • [Help] How do I open an application after I have downloaded its repository from GitHub? | 2021-06-04
    I downloaded FreeTube from github with git clone , and it completed successfully. The repository contents were cloned to my Home folder without any problems.