myTube! receives expansive update including unified payments, bookmarking and much more

myTube! receives expansive update including unified payments, bookmarking and much more

There are quite a few YouTube apps on Windows and myTube! is one of the best. It won our survey for best YouTube app for Windows Phone and has a Windows version as well. Both have recently received a major update as spotted by the folks at Windows Central.

The change logs are quite long and the majority of the updates apply to both the Windows version and the Windows Phone version but there are a few exclusive each. The most notable is the linking of payment for the apps. If you’ve paid for one version you can now install the other version without having to pay again.

Both Windows and Windows Phone

  • If you paid for the phone version of the app, you can install the trial of the PC version with no restrictions (and vice versa)
  • Adds support for bookmarking other channels’ playlists to your account
  • Support for downloading more qualities
  • Shows file sizes when downloading videos
  • Quality options for video downloads now show up more quickly
  • Added watch later support back to “Open in myTube” share page
  • Will now recognize if you liked/disliked individual videos in the past
  • Channel thumbnails added to comments
  • Adds option to warn you before playing videos on mobile data connection
  • Adds ability to unrate videos
  • Support for more regions
  • Receive a notification when a download is finished
  • Adds large tile support
  • Search box design improvement
  • Fixes bug where “unfavorite” option didn’t appear
  • Fixes bug that occasionally caused subscription videos to not appear
  • Fixes minor bug that caused subtitles not to update during some videos
  • Search box design improvement
  • Fixes bug where “unfavorite” option didn’t appear
  • Fixes bug that occasionally caused subscription videos to not appear
  • Fixes minor bug that caused subtitles not to update during some videos

Windows only

  • Moving the mouse now also brings up the player controls
  • Mouse cursor will hide when playing videos
  • Adds YouTube keyboard shortcuts for playback (such as using L and J for seeking forward and back)
  • Adds button to completely stop videos (useful for devices with no back button or keyboard)
  • You can now use the arrow keys to select search suggestions
  • Fixes bug that caused left/right scroll buttons to remain on screen on touch-only devices

Windows Phone only

  • Marginally adjusted margins

You can download MyTube! from the links below.

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