FreeTube

The Official blog for FreeTube - The YouTube client built for privacy

Hey everyone! I'd like to take some time to discuss some new things coming to FreeTube along with other news that I'll be announcing today. Just by reading this you may have already noticed a change or two. I'm excited to show it off so let's get started!

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Hey everyone!

The new year has finally come through for everyone in the world at this point. I want to wish everyone a happy new year as well as talk a bit about some things going on with FreeTube along with my plans for future updates going into 2021. There's some important information here so please take a moment to look over everything.

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Hey everyone!

I'm simply making this blog post to notify everyone that version 0.10.0 of FreeTube is now available. Turns out there's some faulty logic in v0.9.3 where it doesn't detect this update, so I'm making this blog post so that everyone can still be notified.

You can check out the patch notes for the latest release over here and you can download the new builds over on the website.

I've already fixed this problem for the next release we do, so this shouldn't happen again. Apologies for the inconvenience!

Hey everyone, we've been getting several reports of users experiencing Error 429 problems. I wanted to take a moment here to explain what these are and why they're happening.

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After about a year of work, it's finally time to showcase the effort that's been done to create a brand new FreeTube. FreeTube has been rewritten from scratch to create an all new enhanced experience. Forget about the bugs and issues that's been plaguing the last release for months as they will finally be gone! (Hopefully)

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Hey everyone! It's been a while since I've given a proper update and boy is there a lot to update on. For today's Behind the Scenes, I will be talking about my plans for the full release of rewrite as well as the recent updates that we have within the rewrite itself. There's enough content here that I could probably write 2 articles on everything. Having said that, I'll instead just give one giant article on everything, so here we go!

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Hey there everyone! Today I'm very pleased to announced that FreeTube is now available and accepting translations via Weblate! If you would like to see FreeTube translated into your native language, or if you just happen to know multiple languages, we'd love to have your help with contributions. In this quick blog post, I will be giving some extra details about everything.

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In a recent blog post, it has been announced that the main Invidious instance (https://invidio.us) will be shutting down and that Omar Roth will be stepping down as the lead developer of the project. I'd like to take some time to give my thoughts on the situation as well as lay out what this means for the future of FreeTube.

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This isn't something that I do very often and it probably won't be a recurring thing. I don't consider myself much of a reviewer. If it turns out that this content ends up being enjoyable, then I could consider opening up a second blog to do more articles like this. For now I'll post it here on this blog and we'll go from there.

The Pinephone has become a popular device to chat about in the privacy circles. It's price ($149 USD) alongside it's promises has made it a very appealing device for those that are looking for an option to get away from devices offered by Apple and Google. It also provides an option for those who want a “pure” Linux based smartphone where the hardware shares the same freedom respecting principles as the software. I've been able to get my hands on one and I'd like to share my thoughts.

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Hello everyone! I hope that everyone has been doing well recently. If you feel like you haven't heard from me in a while, then that means that you haven't read my last few updates. I highly recommend you give those a read when you're done here. The TLDR is that I've been spending a lot of time rewriting FreeTube in the past few months and there won't be many updates to the live release while I work on it. Today's update will be about fixing a few things that have been causing problems with FreeTube recently.

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