HeldenViewer makes it possible to search for, download, and view Youtube videos in a very easy to use fashion. An important feature is the concept of adding authors as favorites, in order to be notified at the next start of HeldenViewer if the author has uploaded a new video. You will no longer be interrupted by any commercials. Much like the Youtube platform, you can watch the videos while downloading and use your favorite videoplayer to do this. The only restriction is that the video player must be able to play .flv files, e.g. VideoLanClient.
MediaCore is a media-focused CMS. It features rich video and audio support, YouTube/Vimeo integration, HTML5 video, support for the iPad/iPhone, podcasting, iTunes RSS generation, user-submitted content, an embedded media player, and searching. It is highly customizable. There is both a front-end for users and a back-end for administrators. Users can browse videos or podcasts. Users can search for videos by topics and tags. Users can upload videos to the platform; administrators can moderate newly uploaded videos. Administrators can add video, audio, or podcasts. A comment platform for moderation is built-in. Podcasts can be video or audio. It also has automatic iTunes feed generation, automatic RSS feed generation, and feedburner support.
Minitube is a YouTube application for Mac, Linux, and Windows. With it, you can watch YouTube videos in a new way: you type a keyword, and Minitube gives you an endless video stream. Minitube does not require the Flash Player. It is not about cloning the original YouTube Web interface, but strives to create a new TV-like experience.