Top 10 Best Alternatives to YouTube

YouTube is going downhill with its 10 minute time limit, suspending users for no reason, and you can't get your account back. It wouldn't surprise me if it died. So, on that day, here are the sites you can visit.
The Top Ten
1 Vimeo is an ad-free open video platform that is headquartered in New York City. The company provides creators with tools and technology to host, distribute and monetize videos.

In short, the technical video viewing quality of Vimeo is better especially if you don't have a good connection. Vimeo also allows downloading of videos while YouTube doesn't even give it as an option (for those uploading their videos). In 2015, this is essentially the same as taking people's content hostage and is nothing short of the evil that Google is supposedly not supposed to be. If people were smart and thinking about the future of the Internet, they would simply boycott YouTube and opt for services like Vimeo.

Vimeo, definitely. One of my friends uses Vimeo, and he found it more convenient than YouTube and deleted his account. It's really high quality. It's amazing what it can do compared to YouTube by itself. YouTube would be terrible with Google, and in some ways Google has made it worse. You can't get anywhere posting videos without Copyrights and co. and then when your Videos blocked in different countries. There is a lot less of this on Vimeo.

I'm Anti-Google due to their "privacy policy" and all the info they collect from every individual that uses any of their services.
So I choose Vimeo because, although they also collect "certain" information about you (as do most sites) it's not a fraction of what YouTUBE does merely because they form part of Google.

Though I personally believe this site needs a new coat of paint and maybe a new design overall, it's a good alternative to YouTube. The problem is that it isn't as popular, meaning no popular content creators to boost this site's visit rates.

YouTube used to be good, until Google bought it and injected its business into it...

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2 Dailymotion Dailymotion is a video-sharing technology platform. It is primarily owned by Vivendi. North American launch partners include BBC News, VICE, Bloomberg, Hearst Digital Media, and more.

Dailymotion is the best! I think it's better than YouTube, but I still have to use YouTube for the Minecraft channels. I don't recognize most of the websites here! I don't understand how hulu is in the top ten, let alone how it's so far above netflix. I would vote for netflix or hulu, but they don't count as an alternative to me. They're for shows and movies. YouTube and dailymotion are for all kinds of videos!

It's best to go with stability. Keep away from the likes of Zippcast and it's twisted sister social site Vidigo social, where pm's are read, and the staff are hackers and argue non stop. The word is spreading that these two sites are ran by homo criminals who hack your accounts on a daily basis to send false pms to people or read everything your wrote in private and the main owner, some old dude likes to hang around children.
DM gets my vote because the owners don't invade your privacy and it's not going anywhere

I show preview videos for a non-nude/nude website and though they were censored to be only non-nude on YouTube, I had three complaints and was removed without any recourse. I've been with dailymotion for awhile now and have not had any issues. My content is tame by comparison.

The reason why I go to that website sometimes is because it's easier to find Full Episodes on any of the T.V. Shows and cartoons (Or videos that already got deleted on Youtube because the user got terminated) because Youtube is going to be very hard to upload videos that are copyrighted, it will be blocked worldwide or the video gets muted because of the song

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3 Vevo

In my honest opinion, I love vevo because they actually give me the music that I expect. I don't find anything wrong with but understand people do because it contains censorship. Sometimes, I used it for listening before buying it.

I honestly don't understand why everyone hates Vevo. If you don't like it, don't watch videos from there. Nicki Minaj is terrible though.

Vevo are just people who help make brilliant music videos (apart from people like Nicki Minaj, Miley Cyrus, etc.) people need to respect them a bit more for doing this.

I love music my next door neighbours always complain that I have I have my music to loud. like they should live a little and let me enjoy the rest of my fun.

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4 Metacafe

Laugh out loud "youtube is dying, " metacafe is basically a youtube reincarnation. They were made 6 years ago, and are this big so fast... Youtube has been the standard and staple quality of any video sharing site

Took one look at the home screen and it was a beauty of Internet innovation if I have ever seen one.

You tube has started dying, time for the next king of video to step in.

Metacafe would have to be the best video site other than YouTube.

5 Twitch

Twitch is one of the best streaming websites that makes sure you're not a robot. Play good games like Fortnite, Minecraft, Rocket League, etc. (I think) and they can get you free wins if you friend them. In conclusion, they're the best, except when they just don't die in Fortnite because they go to tryhard mode. This should be on the most annoying things I know, but this is twitch. This reminds me of this kid on the bus named Dacoda and he was a bully, so one day, he threw me out of the seats and I got angry and I said nobody messes with spider bee my Fortnite name and I took him out of that seat and did a nice clean loud slap. Sorry, out of topic, like my character does. Sorry twitch!

At its inception, Twitch was a novel concept and continued to become increasingly innovative as it evolved. In 2017 it has passed its prime as its chief imperative now is creating as many fees as possible that do not benefit the viewing experience. Add to this the unfortunate advent of "troll streamers." Most evident in English language Arma 3 streams, broadcasters here encourage the chat to donate at the completion of shocking acts. Here you will witness the complete absence of any prowess in video game play superseded by adolescent children rewarding broadcasters for indulging in acts of racism, drug use and assorted vulgarities. Sooner or later Twitch will bear the repercussions of this, perhaps with lawsuits or the unwanted scrutiny of an accusatory news media.

I believe this is the best alternate to YouTube. Because you could interact with gamers and stuff, not to mention Markiplier and CaptainSparklez use it, so this should surpass everything else even dailymotion

Twitch is great if you're into gaming and tons of famous YouTube gamers use it to live stream. Only connisnlots of people doing live streams are getting "swatted" (kicked off the air) for small reasons

6 Newgrounds Newgrounds is an American entertainment and social media website and company. Founded on July 6, 1995, by Tom Fulp, the site presently hosts games, movies, audio and artwork in four respective hubs, or Portals.

This is very similar to youtube and has great animations and even games like friday night funkin, the whole henry stickmin collection(except completing the mission) and more!

This site brings back so many memories! I used to go there and watch all their spoof videos and play amateur flash games before YouTube.
Did you know that Newgrounds is named after 'neo geo'?

Great music, more great music, animations, more animations, games, more games, brilliant games, an alien, a tank and a behemoth.

In a way, Newgrounds kinda opened up the animation stage for YouTube, giving it lots of promotion.

7 Funny Or Die

Most of the videos are funny, and the voting system is very effective. You can vote for videos you find FUNNY, and vote for videos you dislike to DIE.

Nothing but hilarious videos. And it has an awesome voting system.


I love creating fake accounts just so I can interact with the others when there are WWE streams lol good times.

Cool and easy to use

9 BitChute

I love the tip and pledge functionality to monetizing videos... This is extremely innovative and I think it could catch on very quickly... If a site has ad-sense, it's essentially controlled by Google (YouTube) and not a true YouTube alternative... The whole point in getting away from YouTube is that content creators are unfairly getting their ad-sense accounts pulled for life... I think I'm going to make a home here...

Don't have much experience with other Youtube alternatives but I've uploaded a few videos without any problems. My only criticism would be that the search system doesn't seem as good as Youtubes. Also there seems to be a lack of non-political content but hopefully that will change if it gets more popular

The only platform that is truly censorship free and actually acts as a YouTube alternative.

Is a great platform. Free for viewers, paid for streamers, also streamers can get money from ads.

10 Veoh

I voted this because it's bad and wanted to make the person who made it fell good about himself

You can download videos here by installing their software

Sometimes I find good old shows here

This is great for anime.

The Contenders
11 TeacherTube

Man my social studies teacher is awesome check him out on teacher tube mr. M

Teachers' version of YouTube.

12 Rumble

Open, non-biased

13 Tudou

Without a doubt, Youku, Tudou is the only one on the list that carries the same weight as youtube.

China's version of YouTube.


Good interface, doesn't track you, simply better.

Sometimes very slow, sometimes very fast.

15 GabTV
16 Facebook Facebook is a corporation and an online social networking service headquartered in Menlo Park, California, in the United States.

Facebook kinda good because some of our parents use it but another thing about facebook their kid's old men be asking the little girls for pictures and stuff

17 YouNow

Great for live broadcasts


Which is available on youtube

Amazing and helpful how to's!

19 SoundCloud
20 Aparat

This was just made because YouTube is banned in Iran


I love this site so much. Compared to modern day YouTube which is literally a high-school normie and trend filled mainstream media injected war-zone, VidLii is literally old YouTube both aesthetically and community wise.

I agree. I love VidLii, it's a great website. A very good community and good customization! It's like the old YouTube, it's great!

Vidlii is still up in 2019 with flash player videos wich are very light and a nice old design

If you miss the old YouTube, this website is perfect for you.

22 DateMule
23 NicoNicoDouga

Why is this 99, huh. Very Strange. I love this website, best YouTube alternative I've ever seen.

24 Youku

The chinese website with a lot of videos of anything. Some in chinese but others in another languages.

Whoever said that this is Japanese, you're wrong. THIS IS CHINESE!

It's Japanese but still a major video site.

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