5 YouTube Apps for Windows Phone as Alternate to MetroTube

MetroTube probably become famous YouTube apps for Windows Phone that has many good feature like pre-loading the video and viewing it later, manage YouTube account, view uploads video, playlist, subscriptions, favorites and much more. This is not free apps, you need to spend some bucks to get the apps on your Windows Phone. If you don’t want to pay then there are some good alternative to view or even download video from YouTube that you can get by free.

Here are list of 5 apps to watch and download YouTube video on your Windows Phone device

The list is in alphabet order. All images credit to: microsoft.com

1. Tube+


Tube+ is new app with simple and easy to use design to watch YouTube on Windows Phone. You can sign in YouTube using your Google Account and watch your favorite videos, playlists , music, channels, movies from around the world.

  • Sign-in into Youtube and work with your account
  • Search or browse movies
  • Manage your favorite videos – Top Rated, Most Viewed, Top Favorites

2. Tube HD – Best Client for YouTube

Tube HD - Best Client for YouTube

Tube HD – Best Client for YouTube can be used to watch and also download video on YouTube in HQ and HD. You can work with your YouTube account using this app like browse your favorite channels, and subscribe to new channels. You can also use this app under lock phone and share video with your friend using social media or email.

  • Watch and Download YouTube video (support resume)
  • Login into your YouTube account and working on it
  • Playlist, Watch later, Likes, Uploads supports
  • Change quality(LQ,HQ,HD) while playing a video

3. Tube HD Download

Tube HD Download

Tube HD Download can play and download YouTube video and watch offline when you’re not connected to the internet. It also support to cast videos straight from your phone to Chromecast and other connected TV devices and game consoles

  • Watch or download YouTube videos
  • Sign-in to access your “Watch later” list
  • Subscribe to your favorite channels for easy access from the guide
  • Share your favorite videos via SMS, email, or social media

4. Tube Pro

Tube Pro

Tube Pro is can play YouTube videos in HQ and HD by 3G or WiFi or download the videos to your phone for free. The download videos can be resumed if for some reason you lost your internet connection. Just resume the videos and you just need to download the rest. It can also play the sound under lock, support full screen in 16:9 or 4:3. Please notes the the free version of Tube Pro contain ads. If you want to remove it then you should upgrade into paid mode.

  • Watch and Download YouTube video (support resume)
  • Pin the Channel and Playlist to Live Tiles
  • Playlist, Watch later, Likes, Uploads supports
  • Offline playlist supports, play videos by shuffle model

5. Tubecast


Tubecast is Youtube client that you can use to watch or cast the videos with the Picture in picture. You can also download the videos up to 4K and cast them to your big screen offline.

  • Watch or cast YouTube videos in 4k(2160p) QHD(1440p) Full HD (1080p) SD (480p) 60fps
  • Login to your YouTube account and use all the features
  • Cast video or audio on your Smart TV (Samsung, Philips, LG, Sony, Panasonic, Sharp, Toshiba etc.)
  • Cast online and download the video

Those are list of 5 apps to watch or download YouTube videos on your Windows Phone. If you don’t want to use apps above then you can use your browser to watch YouTube video. You can also use UC Browser HD to watch or download YouTube video. UC Browser HD will ask you when you try to watch YouTube video, watch or download.

If you know another good apps to watch or download YouTube on Windows Phone then share with us using comment below.

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