app for iPhone and iPad
is a YouTube Viewer designed for people without a YouTube login,
with capability of remote controlling playback on your MacOS computer.
Remote for YouTube
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Easy to navigate
Large screen playback
Organise videos without logging into YouTube
Create custom folders (playlists) from channels, playlists, saved searches or individual video selection
Quick-look rating and popularity bar (in lists)
No YouTube login
No advertising! (other than standard YouTube insertions)
Watch locally or on a remote MacOS computer (requires free software installation)
Share videos (FaceBook, Twitter, email, SMS, copy, etc)
Show copied video URLs (paste URLs for viewing)
Show related videos, or videos in channel
Custom history size / delete from history
Watched previously icon
Remembers playback position for return-viewing
Works in landscape and portrait
Picture in picture viewing
Redirects to YouTube website for restricted content
Search for videos / playlists / channels (configurable)
Search for specific publish date ranges (eg. last 30 days)
Restrict search by video duration
Restrict search by video resolution (eg. HD)
Safe search options
Local language only option
Custom search-result order
Local playback options
Play / pause, adjust playback slider (standard video controls)
Step forwards and backwards by custom amounts (eg. 30 second steps)
Transfer viewing to remote Mac
Synchronise local and remote playback positions
Remote Control functionality of your Mac
Play / Pause video
Step forwards and backwards by custom amounts
Shuffle forwards and backwards in time
Zoom between windowed and full screen
Change and mute volume
Change playback speed
Auto-synchronise local and remote playback positions
Large buttons use force-touch to avoid accidental touches
Optional password protection, to stop the kids taking over your computer
Please see the
help page on the app for details on each button's operation. Most buttons have additional functions obtained by swiping in different directions.
MacOS System software
OS-X 10.9 or later installed An
iPhone or iPad with the
software Remote for YouTube Installation of the free
Jazz-Remote-Server software (see below) Installation
Free companion software must be installed onto your MacOS computer:
Remote for YouTube App onto your iPhone or iPad.
package and open it on the Mac computer you wish to use for remote viewing.
The package installs the server software and a System Preference Panel to control the server.
Remote for YouTube App, go to the Network tab and select your computer.
Below is the history of the server software
v1.0.0 First public release (
EyeTV Remote only) v1.0.1 extends the program history (when available) and fixes a bug which caused the Preference Panel to sometimes crash when loading.
v1.0.2 fixes an issue where the channel list shows as empty.
v1.0.4 fixes an issue where
EyeTV would launch unexpectedly, with sound only.
The server version number is now displayed in the System Preferences Panel
v1.0.5 adds compatibility with the
Volume Remote app.
v1.0.6 Fixed an issue where the server wasn't automatically started after installation.
Attempting to view a new channel while recording in
EyeTV now opens a new device window if available.
v1.0.7 This release adds
Remote for VLC support. No other changes in this release.
v1.1.0 This release adds
Remote for YouTube support. No other changes in this release.
v1.1.1 Improvements for EyeTV and Remote for YouTube.
(EyeTV will occasionally not respond to commands, this version reduces the time the server waits.
The YouTube player now brings itself to the front whenever you press 'play'. )
v1.1.2 Stability improvements for High Sierra, where JazzServer would occasionally need restarting.
v1.1.3 Fixed an issue with
Remote for YouTube where YouTube videos would sometimes fail to seek to new locations.
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This project is not affiliated with YouTube or Google.