Metrotube update to version 4.4 adds new features to the Windows Phone YouTube client

Metrotube update to version 4.4 adds new features to the Windows Phone YouTube client
Streaming video site Metrotube, considered by many to be the top Windows Phone YouTube client, has been updated to version 4.4. The latest version of the app adds a number of new features. For example, audio mode and continuous playback now support playlists, and YouTube links will now open in Metrotube, even shortened bitly links.

After the update, long channel names no longer cover up votes, and workarounds that allowed those under 18 to view restrictive videos have been eliminated (to the chagrin of those under 18). Also fixed was an error that didn't allow preloaded videos to be deleted while offline. And now, following an update, tiles change back to previously selected styles. Of course, the usual bug fixes and enhancements are also included.

Metrotube is 99 cents, although an unrestricted and unlimited free trial is available. You can download the app from the Windows Phone Store.

source: Metrotube (WindowsPhone)

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15 Comments

2. Hashed unregistered

I'm using this YouTube client on my Lumia, and it's really good. If only we can choose it as the default app, so that when trying to open a YouTube link from, for example, Whatsapp, it opens the Metrotube app instead of going to mobile website on explorer.

4. lalalaman

Posts: 638; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

youtube client is almost like opening a Youtube webpage

12. jael206

Posts: 147; Member since: Jul 18, 2012

IMO, MyTube app is better. I have been enjoying the above-mentioned features long before this MetroTube update. Try it out guys!

5. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

You just described android, my friend !

6. Hashed unregistered

I know, I've been an Android user for a long time, and I still like Android (Android L design and animations are great) But I'm a WP guy now, and I plan to upgrade my 630 to 1330 or 730 (must have dual sim for me) Have a nice day man.

10. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Have fun with your new WP8 phone. I have used my fair share of WP phone at work.

11. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

14. Hashed unregistered

Thanks man, that was useful. Have a nice day.

15. sharks

Posts: 236; Member since: Feb 16, 2013

WP and their shenanigans to workaround the one and true Youtube app which they have been denied due to MS being *** . Metrotube? What's next for WP? Lollytube?

16. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

Wait so all of a sudden 3rd party apps are bad? Go figure.... Actually it was google who were being 'dicks', MS responded with a youtube app that to this day crushed youtubes native client, Google got its panties in a wad and threatened suit against them. So they changed it to be a web wrapper. This app is far from a work around, this app has things youtube app didnt have and still doesnt. Like, no ads.

3. xtplnet

Posts: 61; Member since: Mar 03, 2012

Best You tube client for windows phone !! I am using it on my lumia 930 !! It has some amezing features that you expect from youtube client.

7. GeorgeDao123

Posts: 431; Member since: Aug 20, 2013

This app is even better than official crappy YouTube for Android.

8. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

I ordered and received a 520 from Amazon as it was only 20.00 and have been using this app. It's actually quite good and dare I say equal to the official YouTube app on my note in quality

9. jdavis2037

Posts: 13; Member since: Mar 16, 2010

Metrotube = 0 ADS = Nuff said

13. Dastrix unregistered

No ads, audio mode, plays when phone is locked, auto HD, download offline, and the list goes on... MetroTube is the BEST! These Android fanboys better come out from under their rocks and admit it already, instead of trolling about no YouTube on WP.

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