YouTube for Android

YouTube, the world's most popular video site, is available via an app for your Android mobile device.

YouTube, the world's most popular video site, is available via an app for your Android mobile device. It comes preloaded on most (if not all) Android phones, and using it is much more convenient than navigating to the YouTube site in a browser.

If you don't find what you're looking for among the featured content on the home screen, the YouTube app allows you to search or browse for videos with ease. Browse by category, most viewed, top rated, most discussed, or top favorites. You can also filter your results by time. And if you don't feel like typing, the YouTube app supports Google Voice Actions, which means you can tap the mic icon and just say what you're looking for.

Avid YouTubers should be happy to find that all the in-video functions from the YouTube site are available in the app as well. You can easily favorite, flag, save to playlist, or give thumbs-up or thumbs-down to videos. You can also share videos through your device's other installed applications like Twitter, Facebook, Gmail, and so on.

One really nice feature worth mentioning is the built-in "upload to YouTube" tool. Tapping the camera button fires up your device's video recorder. When you're done recording, the app will automatically give you the option to title and tag your video, then upload directly to your YouTube account. It's seamless.

The YouTube app is fast, has great video quality, and offers most of the tools you would normally find on the site. We did experience a few sporadic loading errors, but other than that, it performed its job perfectly.

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