The millions of videos hosted on YouTube have turned Google's portal in one of the best and most solid alternatives to Spotify to listen to music via streaming for free. All the songs are there, you just need an application to manage them all comfortably from our Android smartphone or tablet. And that app is Play Tube.
How does Play Tube work?
This tool takes advantage of the API of YouTube's player so that you can create your own playlists of songs in MP3 format based on the videos of this platform, becoming the ideal music player. Among its most noteworthy features, we have to point out the possibility to:
- Search by name of artist, song or album.
- Create and manage playlists.
- Add your favorite songs to playlists.
- Share your music videos through social networks and instant messaging.
- Watch videos in high quality.
- Make use of the random and shuffle modes and the possibility to repeat songs or lists.
How to use this application
It's as easy as downloading and installing the APK on your mobile device and starting to explore the dozens of categories available. Although its main function is to listen to music, it's really an improved version of the official application, so you'll be able to find all sorts of videos perfectly classified in: vehicles, comedy, entertainment, gaming, news, blogs, animals and, of course, music.
A YouTube better organized.
When you select a certain video, from the options menu you'll be able to add it to a playlist or create a new one, as well as being able to download the song as a ringtone to your phone. If you can't find what you're looking for among the videos recommended in each category, you can resort to the search tool on the upper part of the interface.
And what about downloading videos and songs?
If you've come here thinking that with PlayTube you were going to be able to download any kind of content from the web that wasn't a simple ringtone, you're in the wrong place. That is totally forbidden in Google's guidelines for any application available in its official store.