Youtube will try to force a sign in otherwise which is bad for privacy.

invidious can’t do it sometimes.

replacing ‘https://www.youtube.com’ with these sometimes work:

https://yt.zoopid.com

nsfwyoutube.com

youtubensfw.com

https://hooktube.com

@the_tech_beast
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you can also use https://piped.kavin.rocks

@atomicshrimp
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What is that? invidious?

https://github.com/TeamPiped/Piped this apparently. Looks similar to invidious, but it’s not the same

@stopit
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I use yewtu.be and never get asked for age as i do in YouTube.

Lessgoo
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But yewtu.be doesn’t let you download anymore

@Reaton
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@TheAnonymouseJoker
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yt-dlp should allow downloading videos

@morrowind
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Making a token account for it works, except in countries where they require ID.

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Yes in some European countries you need to show ID to watch age restricted content. It’s stupid.

So you guys don’t need to do that?

I am german so I have to use an invidious server to watch it without showing ID…

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@Rakku
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You could also use mpv -

@011011
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Freetube

mpv with appropriate plug-ins.

Various invidious instances.

The Free Penguin
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invidious.osi.kr for the win

@MerchantsOfMisery
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Youtube DLG lets you download YouTube videos. I just checked and it also can download videos that are uploaded to reddit’s awful video player.

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Or you may try odysee.com there’s no age restrictions, and many creators are moving there.

bonus: they don’t censor free speech like youtube

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