the lightweight
YouTube experience
for Android

Do you like watching videos on YouTube
but looking for a simple app to do that?

NewPipe has been created with the purpose of getting the original YouTube experience on your smartphone without annoying ads and questionable permissions.

The application is open source and you can check on it at GitHub.

Main Features

NewPipe - the smart streaming solution



Battery Saving

Little Data Consumption


download functionality

Customize your download:

  • Set title
  • Choose between video or audio download
  • Download subtitles
  • Select the most suitable file format
  • Download the resolution you need

Extended Privacy

privacy spelled

We protect your privacy

  • No proprietary Google APIs
  • Only send information which are required to get video and channel details
  • Decide what information we keep
  • We store everything offline on your device

Background Player

background playlist

Listen to your favourite music while using other apps:

  • Play in background
  • Pro tip: close NewPipe to save RAM and battery
  • Create playlists for an endless music experience
  • Save mobile data volume (we only download the audio)


subscriptions list

Never miss updates again:

  • Subscribe a channel with one click
  • Use your custom feed
  • Watch your favourite artists
  • Easily import and export your local subscriptions from other devices

Bookmarks and Local Playlists

bookmark view

Endless music

  • Create your own playlists
  • Import playlists
  • Mark your favourite videos
  • Import your data on other devices to save time


watched history

Go back in time

  • Watch your favourites again
  • Search suggestions based on your last searches
  • Easily open what you watch most
  • Control what we keep for you

What other people think

Download NewPipe






NewPipe is free and open source

Your advantages

  • Quick help when you have a problem (nobody's ever had one)
  • Dozens of people bring NewPipe forward and translate it into 43 languages.
  • You can check the sourcecode on GitHub and contribute to NewPipe.
  • NewPipe is covered by the GPL 3.0 license.
  • Get NewPipe from F-Droid and we guarantee that it is generated from the sourcecode.
  • NewPipe is available for free

Support NewPipe

Why NewPipe is free

  • We love what we are doing
  • NewPipe is powered by a growing community
  • Our goal is to make the internet a more free (libre) place and open it for everyone
  • Your donation cover a majority our costs
  • F-Droid, WebLate, Sentry and other companies offer their services to open source projects for free

Like the idea?

We hope so! But don't forget, a lot of time and energy goes into this, and we share it with you.

We would like to offer you some ways you can support our work by donations. So we can get some extra snacks during work!