SmartTubeNext for Android – YouTube client for Android TV
SmartTubeNext is an unofficial YouTube client for Android TV.
This app is available for Android 4.3 and above but is primarily aimed at Android TV devices. The app, of course, functions as a typical YouTube client, with the ability to like, dislike, subscribe to channels, and see an animated preview of videos.
The browse fragment is what is used to display the browseable categories and options card. The Icon Header Item Presenter is used to setup and display the categories in the headers dock and Card Presenter is used to display the Video cards.
The Playback Activity is used to play the video from categories. Which used the PlaybackFragment to display the playback controls over the top of the PlaybackActivity.
The Search Fragment allows users to search for video by either tags or usernames.
The Header Grid Fragment is used to show a grid of videos from either a Subscriptions or History.
Many of the screens used some of these custom components created especially for the needs of this app.
Here are some of the features the current version of Smart Tube Next offers:
- Run on Android 4.3 and above
- Browse News, Games, Music
- Browse Subscriptions, History, Playlists
- Play videos
- Like, Dislike or Subscribe for video
- Search for videos
- View subscribed channel content
- Change various settings for the video player
- Animated previews for videos
- Android TV channels and search support
You can download the last beta version of SmartTube Next on the button link below.
Please read the recommended requirements before install this app on your smartphone or tablet.
|OS version||Android 4.3 (or higher)|
|Disk space||30 MB|
There will be frequent updates which you can grab from the link below.
The last version implements the following new features:
- Minor bugfix
This application is from a third-party developer, so an automatic update won’t be available.
You will need to manually update the app by installing the new version from the APK file; the previous app will be replaced automatically.
All the updates have the latest fixes and optimizations, but their constantly changing nature means that little testing has been done on them and unknown bugs may appear.
- Download APK file on the link button
- Open a File manager
- Select the folder containing the downloaded file
- Open the file .apk
- Press install button
- Launch the app