Windows Phone app myTube to receive update

Windows Phone app myTube to receive update
Windows Phone app myTube is a third party substitute for YouTube. With Microsoft and Google unable to reach an agreement over a native YouTube app for the platform, a number of replacements dot the Windows Phone Store landscape. For 99 cents, you can install the app on your Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 powered phone.

Anything you can do in the app, such as read comments, change channels or browse videos, can be done with the video you are watching faded into the background. You can pin channels' uploads, favorites and playlists to your start screen. You can even have a double wide tile. And with myTube, if you have a poor connection, or want to wait for a Wi-Fi hook up, you can save videos for later viewing. 

Some new features are coming to myTube. A future update will let you save videos to a microSD card, and users will be able to select a video, and download the audio only. The update is coming in just a few weeks, so get ready!


source: myTube via WindowsCentral

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14 Comments

1. Phonedingo

Posts: 399; Member since: Aug 16, 2014

The developer has been teasing this for a little while. One of the very few reasons I'll actually miss WP when I switch back.

2. tricky

Posts: 34; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

I would say this is the best, if not, the one of the best YouTube apps on any platform. Just wish it was on Android. Simple, yet intuitive design and UI with functionality to go with it.

17. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

I find it funny that on Android there aren't any good YT clients, iOS has MCTube, WP has Metrotube and this, but on Android the best client is the official one and it lacks much funcionality compared to those.

5. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

This is a fantastic You Tube app. I love it. It is well supported and has a ton of features. WP may be missing Google support, but not in You Tube clients. This and Metro Tube are great ones, and there are several good ones.

6. sip1995

Posts: 1771; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

Love the download option....

7. theguy2345

Posts: 1216; Member since: Jun 24, 2014

Since there is no native YouTube app (thanks google), I just use the browser, especially with the updated video player in 8.1. I honestly don't care enough to get an app, because I use it so little and it is just a waste of space on my phone.

16. Gemmol

Posts: 793; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

this app is good, and it do not take up space, but I respect your opinion

18. theguy2345

Posts: 1216; Member since: Jun 24, 2014

Well the official app is just a web browser, so there really is no point.

19. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

Depends, sometimes i like to preload videos, easier navigation, or just supporting developers. Metrotube is free, or you can donate by buying the app. Personally most apps support metrotube as the preferred open to app, like windows central does. Also.....no ads.

10. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Good going. The native youtube app is useless anyway.

12. arenanew

Posts: 286; Member since: Dec 30, 2013

what is youtube i never use you tube in my life . i heard dailymotion .

20. Boybawang

Posts: 205; Member since: Jun 02, 2013

Thanks for mentioning Dailymotion. It's the Best Porn video site out there!

21. shimanto1123

Posts: 105; Member since: Nov 20, 2014

never used youtube in your life? sounds interesting ...

22. rsiders

Posts: 1978; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

I wish there were a decent YouTube client for Android that would let you easily download videos for offline use.

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