YouTube's subscription service, Red, has been out for a while now. Here's why you might want to sign up. Google's well aware that YouTube is a video powerhouse of viral hits, music videos and unique shows you cannot find anywhere else. Hoping to capitalize on its unstoppable success, Google created YouTube Red , a paid monthly subscription service with several perks that make your viewing experience better. Here's what you should know before you sign up. Editors' note: This story was originally published on February 3, It's a monthly subscription service from YouTube that removes advertisements from all videos, everywhere you watch. It was originally introduced as YouTube Music Key , a service that let you stream music and music videos from YouTube without ads. This does not apply to paid content on YouTube, such as paid channels or TV and movie purchases and rentals.
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What is YouTube Red?
With YouTube Premium, you can watch millions of videos without interruptions by ads before and during a video, including video overlay ads. You will also not see third-party banner ads and search ads. You may still see branding or promotions embedded in the content by the creator and promotional links, shelves and features in and around the content that are added or enabled by the creator. These links, shelves and features could be for their website, merchandise, a membership to their channel, event tickets, or other related destinations they are promoting.
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YouTube Premium , formerly known as YouTube Red, is a subscription service that provides advertising-free streaming of all videos hosted by YouTube , offline play and background playback of videos on mobile devices, access to advertising-free music streaming through YouTube Music , and access to "YouTube Original" series and films. Following is a list of all available, upcoming, and abandoned "YouTube Original" films and documentaries. These shows were created by YouTube and are spoken entirely or almost entirely in a non-English language. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
For a while, YouTube Red original content was a joke, lagging behind other services like Netflix and Hulu in terms of quality, so breaking down the paywall didn't seem necessary. However, with series like Cobra Kai turning heads, it's a good time to start using Red. Luckily, Android users can get all of this content for free, and without rooting. To do this, you'll need to install an app called NewPipe, which is a free YouTube client. NewPipe does a lot of cool stuff, like blocking ads in videos and, yes, giving you access to YouTube Red content.