FreeTube is an Android application that allows users to watch YouTube content without any pre-rolls, mid-rolls, post-rolls, or other video ads. There is a built-in ad-skipper, that allows you to enjoy music and clips with no interruption.
This is an unofficial YouTube alternative, that allows you to watch various content without video ads. Keep in mind, that the utility is actually ad-supported, so you can still see multiple banners on any page, including one below the player.
In general, mentioned banners do not interfere with user experience. And you can actually enjoy the videos without midrolls or other interruptions.
Another distinctive feature of this app is that there is no need to log in to your account. You can subscribe to channels and access your history without signing up or installing additional plugins.
The search in FreeTube allows you to divide the results by such categories as Channels, Playlists, Videos, and All. Furthermore, you can create your local playlists and access them in the Library section.
Unlike NewPipe and other utilities, FreeTube does not allow you to download content to the internal memory of your smartphone. Moreover, there is no option to display videos from YouTube with the screen locked.
To watch the content in the pop-up mode, you have to grant permission to display the utility it over other apps.
- allows users to watch YouTube content without video ads;
- there is a pop-up mode;
- it is possible to divide search results by playlists and channels;
- app is free to use and download;
- compatible with current Android versions.