SMTube – YouTube browser for SMPlayer

SMTube is an open source stand-alone graphical application that lets you search, play and download YouTube videos.

Videos are played back with a media player (by default the open source SMPlayer is used, a media player that can play virtually all video and audio formats) instead of a Flash player. This allows better performance, particularly with high definition content. SMTube also lets users download the videos. Several videos can be downloaded at a time.

The application is a fork from UMPlayer.

Features include:

  • YouTube Browser – allows you to browse among the most popular, most viewed and most rated videos. You can search for a video typing a term in the search field at the bottom of the window. To play a video, just double click on it.
  • Download YouTube videos.
  • Quality and format (mp4/flv) can be selected in the settings window. It is possible to download HD videos.
  • Thumbnail generator.
  • Audio and video filters.
  • Download 1080p in DASH format.
  • Good support for encrypted signatures.
  • Internationalization support.

Support: Blog, Forums
Developer: Ricardo Villalba
License: GNU GPL v2


SMTube is written in C++. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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