NewPipe 0.20.4 released: Important fixes and smaller improvements

22 Nov 2020, by tobigr & Opusforlife


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The last update contained dozens of changes. Although we provided release candidates for testing to a wider audience, some regressions slipped through. This small update addresses critical bugs introduced in the last release, re-adds the option to hide the thumbnail on the lock screen when playing a stream in background mode, and brings a few optimizations “under the hood”.

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NewPipe 0.20.3 released: YouTube loads MUCH faster!

18 Nov 2020, by Opusforlife & Poolitzer


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Another point release is here! We’re still focusing mostly on improvements and fixes, so no major features. @TobiGr was busy this time around, so the release manager for this version is @Stypox! We owe him our thanks!

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youtube-dl DMCA analysis - An in-depth look into the issue

29 Oct 2020, by Opusforlife


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By now, most of you must be aware of the youtube-dl repo on Github being suspended because of a DMCA notice. Team NewPipe member @TheAssassin has written a detailed analysis of the situation. You can find the article on his blog!

Update (2020-11-24): youtube-dl’s repository has been restored, thanks to the EFF. @TheAssassin posted an update, explaining what happened in the meantime, and reviewing the situation again.

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NewPipe 0.20.1 released: YouTube search fixed

15 Oct 2020, by Opusforlife


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So this is a “hot” fix, as they say. Since the previous post was so long (too long) this will be positively tiny in comparison. Let’s dive right into it.

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