Watch & edit your YouTube playlist on the desktop.
Available for macOS, Windows and Linux.
Multiple Viewing Modes
Supports regular Playback as well as YouTube TV (Leanback) viewing modes.
Watch videos without browser chrome.
Enables hardware-accelerated h264 YouTube playback across platforms.
Copy & paste a YouTube playlist URL to get started. Login to edit playlists.
Filters on-page and in-stream ads.
Download the latest version of YouTube Playlist Player on the Releases page.
Installation as Commandline Tool
npm install --global youtube-playlist-player # Installs the node CLI moduleyoutube-playlist-player # Runs it
Clone the repo and install dependencies.
git clone https://github.com/sidneys/youtube-playlist-player.git youtube-playlist-playercd youtube-playlist-playernpm install
npm run start
Run the app with integrated Electron.
npm run startnpm run start:dev # with Debugging Toolsnpm run start:livereload # with Debugging Tools and Livereload
npm run localsetup
Install the app in the System app folder and start it.
npm run localsetupnpm run localsetup:rebuild # Build before installationnpm run localsetup:rebuild:dev # Build before installation, use Developer Tools
npm run build
Build the app and create installers (see requirements).
npm run build # build all available platformsnpm run build macos windows # build specific platforms (macos/linux/windows)
- Building for Windows requires
mono(on macOS, Linux)
- Building for Linux requires
dpkg(on macOS, Windows)
- Only macOS can build for other platforms.
macOS Build Setup
Install Homebrew, then run:
brew install wine mono fakeroot dpkg
Linux Build Setup
sudo apt-get install wine mono fakeroot dpkg
Turnkey build-in-the-cloud for Windows 10, macOS and Linux.
The process is managed by a custom layer of node scripts and Electron-optimized configuration templates. Completed Installation packages are deployed to GitHub Releases. Builds for all platforms and architectures take about 5 minutes. Backed by the open-source-friendly guys at Travis and AppVeyor](https://ci.appveyor.com/) and running electron-packager under the hood.
- Fork the repo
- Generate your GitHub Personal Access Token using "repo" as scope. Copy it to the clipboard.
- macOS + Linux
Add a new Tag to start the build process:git tag -a v1.0.1git push --tags
The builds are started in parallel and added to the "Releases" page of the GitHub repo (in draft mode).
Use the editing feature to publish the new app version.
There is no step 3
- Gitter Developer Chat
- Issues File, track and discuss features and issues
- Wiki Read or contribute to the project Wiki