YouTube Go – Google’s brand new app to download, enjoy and share videos…vo bhi bina data udae! Launched for us.
The app is designed to watch videos on a slower network. It can be used offline, offers search reliability and enables video sharing. It shows a simple interface with a total of only 10 videos by default.
Key Features of YouTube Go
- Trending Videos on Home Screen: YouTube Go home screen features trending and popular videos in your area, so that you can find and discover videos that you and your community care about.
- Preview Videos Before You Save or Watch: The app will show you a preview of the video when you tap on a thumbnail, giving you a better sense of what the video is about before you decide if you want to watch it.
- Save or Stream Videos: You can choose to save a video for offline viewing later or stream it now. The app will also allow you to choose the amount of data you’d like to spend on that video.
- Share Videos: You can share videos with friends and family without using any data. You can send and receive videos instantly and offline with others using the YouTube Go app.
— YouTube India (@YouTubeIndia) April 5, 2017
Jay Akkad, YouTube product manager, said
It’s relatable, with fresh and relevant video recommendations tailored to your preferences; the app is designed to be offline first and improve the experience of watching videos on a slower network; it gives you more control over data usage, by providing choice and transparency into the amount of data spent on streaming or saving videos.