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1 stars out of 5
· 3/3/2015
Not working anymore

has not been updated in a while and does not work now

2 stars out of 5
· 2/6/2015
Doesn't work anymore

Used to be best youtube Ap but doesn't work anymore.

3 stars out of 5
· 9/30/2014
Good but I Can't Send Comments

I like everything about this app, from the design and interface to the video streaming speed. It is excellent. However, I cannot post comments on my 1st Gen. Surface Pro. I can switch to browser mode if I'm really inspired, but it's inconvenient and a stain on the excellence. I can't be certain how many people are having this problem, if any, but I do wish it was fixed.

1 stars out of 5
· 9/13/2014

Comment system is broken. I've contacted developer but have yet to hear back. Constantly displays failed to add comment error message. Microsoft store's return policy is TERRIBLE. So I have to call a # just to return my purchase?! Are you kidding me?! I've emailed this developer TWICE and still have received no response. ITS BEEN 3 DAYS. Why is the comment system broken?! Videos and everything load fine but comment system is completely broken. If you going to take my money at least respond to my emails about a serious app error.

5 stars out of 5
· 4/7/2014
we need what to watch option

as we know on you tube there is WHAT TO WATCH tab please work on it its good option for me and for other I think bcoz its easy to get recommended video thanks for this app and its very useful to use

4 stars out of 5
· 12/28/2013
Great App!

Personally, I think the official YouTube app (if one ever emerges) should ask these guys how they made everything and just skip the basic design portion. The layout is very good, plus the download feature is excellent as always. There are minor improvements that could be made, just small things such as search suggestions when looking for a specific video title amongst a few other things to name just one. Other than those features (which is where the official YouTube people would come in) this is a fantastic YouTube app, and I have enjoyed using it ever since I bought Windows 8 when it came out.

5 stars out of 5
· 3/26/2013
Best YT App Hands Down

The only app that lets you login to your account, download vids, change the vid quality, add to your own playlists and favorites, and doesn't randomly crash or not play videos. First app I've ever paid for--and worth it

4 stars out of 5
· 3/12/2013
Pretty cool w/ minor disadvantages

All it needs is to have annotations in the videos and a way to go to a youtuber's channel easier. Like in the very left where you have categories, you should have the option to put your subscriptions in there and when you click on it, you'll have different sections like uploads, playlist, that sort of thing. Because as it is right now, it makes it difficult to go to someone's channel just to watch a playlist.

5 stars out of 5
· 2/26/2013
One of my favorite Windows 8 and Windows RT apps

I started using this on my Surface, but then found it's a million times better than the YouTube web site even on my desktop. Great app! Suggestions: Would like to see this app make better use of very large (low DPI, high resolution like my 2560x1600 30") screens by automatically showing the description and/or comments, allowing for a wider video view and moving the other videos further to the right. Also show commenter avatars.

5 stars out of 5
· 1/27/2013
Everyone should have this

I love it. I just absolutely love it. It just gives me everything I want. I may sound like a spam robot but I'm not. Everything I do in Youtube is check what I'm subscribed to, and from time to time check the popular section. Big pros(for me): I can skip to next videos in my subscribed videos, UI, I can watch the like/dislike bar in the thumbnail and I can watch my videos as in a playlist. The only thing that I will change is the time it takes the Pause button to disappear, just one less second

stars out of 5


  • View common video feeds like popular, trending and most recent. You can also a select a region to view region specific results.
  • Search for Youtube videos and filter based on category and relevance.
  • Pin feeds to application home page or Windows start menu for easy access. Use semantic zoom to reorganize feeds on home page.
  • Filter feeds based on category like comedy, music and sports.
  • Allows the user to login into Youtube service and work with user feeds like subscriptions, favorites and playlists.
  • Watch Youtube videos in full screen using the hardware accelerated video support provided by Windows operating system.
  • Like, dislike and share videos.
  • Add comment or reply to user comments for videos.
  • Add videos to favorites, playlists or subscribe to the author.
  • Download videos that you own and/or have the rights to download. For example, you have lost a video that you own (and/or have the rights) and would like to download it to your device.
  • Support for snap view, sharing and search from Windows charms bar.
  • Multiple HQ and HD video formats support (240p, 360p, 720p and 1080p).
  • Cancel, Pause and resume downloads with support for background downloading.
  • Playlist mode - when set the next video starts playing after the current video is completed.
  • Repeat mode - to loop a video or loop a playlist if playlist mode is enabled.

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Version notes

Version - Renamed the application from "YouTube+" to "TubeLite" - Fixed settings page in dark theme. - Added commas to views count for better readability. - Fixed a bug in downloads page for the video size. - Fixed a bug that affected author names with spaces. - Updated to release display handle on pause/stop of the video. - Updated to add display icons for playlists. One of most suggested features by users. Version Updated to fix authentication issue for some users. Version Updated to address changes in YouTube website that was preventing videos from being viewed. Version - Live tiles and Badge support! Subscriptions tiles when user is logged in and a badge indicates new activity. - Pin feeds to Windows Start menu. - Toast notification when download completes or fails. Click the toast to go straight to the downloads page. - Restart cancelled/failed downloads. - A bigger and smaller video player for high and low res displays. Check settings to enable this option manually. - Option to play videos in fullscreen by default. Please check settings page to enable this. - Playlist mode enabled by default for playlists. Videos play one after the other automatically. - Volume level now saved when media player is reinitialized. - A number of bug fixes and additions.

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