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10.21.2010

A Simple YouTube Desktop Client - Minitube

Image representing YouTube as depicted in Crun...Minitube is a YouTube desktop client. With it you can watch YouTube videos without opening a web browser or without having the need to install Flash Player. Just type a keyword, Minitube gives you an endless video. Minitube is not about cloning the original YouTube web interface, it aims to create a new TV-like experience.

Minitube is a free download released under GNU General Public License. You can get the source code here.


Features
  • Light on your computer
Minitube does not use the Flash Player, so it saves a lot of system resources for you.
  • High Definition
Minitube plays HD videos up to 1080p.
  • 1-Click Downloads
Download your favorite clips to your computer in MPEG4 format.
  • Stop fiddling
Just search for something. Minitube automatically plays videos one after another. Sit back and enjoy.

 Download for Mac OS X | For Linux

Note: You can get it from the Software Center or Synaptic Package Manager if you are using Ubuntu.

It's totally free for Linux, and Mac users could get the latest version + updates and email support for 1 year.