Listed below are some reasonably fast-loading alternative interfaces to YouTube. These sites often disappear or go down. When this happens you can switch to another instance.
Regarding privacy, be advised that unknown organizations and individuals run these interfaces.
The response time is calculated from a browser located in the U.S.
- inv.riverside.rocks (USA) — 401ms response time
- yt.artemislena.eu (Europe) — 605ms response time
- invidious.tiekoetter.com — 746ms response time
- vid.puffyan.us (USA) — 886ms response time
- yewtu.be (Netherlands) — 1215ms response time
Here is the full list of Invidious instances.
More About Invidious Interface
Invidious is an alternative front-end to YouTube. It exists both as a website and as downloadable open-source software.
The Invidious software allows you to view YouTube videos without advertising, and with no Google tracking.
Here is a full feature list:
- No ads
- No need to create a Google account to save subscriptions
- Audio-only mode (and no need to keep the window open on mobile)
- Lightweight (homepage is ~4 KB compressed)
- Tools for managing subscriptions:
- Only show unseen videos
- Only show the latest (or latest unseen) video from each channel
- Delivers notifications from all subscribed channels
- Automatically redirect homepage to feed
- Import subscriptions from YouTube
- Dark mode
- Embed support
- Set default player options (speed, quality, autoplay, loop)
- Does not require JS to play videos
- Support for Reddit comments in place of YT comments
- Import/Export subscriptions, watch history, preferences
- Does not use any of the official YouTube APIs
- Developer API