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Developer(s) Omar Roth
Written In Crystal, JavaScript, HTML
License AGPLv3
Official Instances

http://kgg2m7yk5aybusll.onion/ http://axqzx4s6s54s32yentfqojs3x5i7faxza6xo3ehd4bzzsg2ii4fv2iid.onion

Invidious is a lightweight and freedom-friendly front-end for YouTube. Invidious is designed to minimize exposure to Google's servers and APIs. It supports optional video proxying and does not require JavaScript.

A list of available instances can be found here.

Demonstration of playback without JavaScript and without connecting to a Google API or CDN. uMatrix is the extension being used.

Invidious has no advertisements. If you share an invidious link you can rest comfortably knowing the recipient(s) are not financially benefiting Google.

Invidious provides Atom feeds and an internal subscription system.

There are several extensions such as Invidition and Privacy Redirect which automatically redirect YouTube links to Invidious instances.

The Peertubeify extension can redirect Invidious links to the same video hosted on Peertube if available.

Nitter is another project that does the equivalent for Twitter.