No need to uninstall official YouTube, can install as a secondary YouTube.
Works on a Chromecast.
Whole new ad blacking method
Simplified mod to enable background playback
Enable/Disable background playback via Settings
Force VP9 Codec option for better video quality and lesser bandwidth usage (Settings -> IYTBP Settings)
Override Max Resolution Limit (Settings -> IYTBP Settings)
Preferred Video Quality switch (WiFi/Data) (Settings -> IYTBP Settings)
Enable/Disable Info Cards on videos (Settings -> IYTBP Settings)
Enable/Disable Suggestions Cards on videos (Settings -> IYTBP Settings)
Enable/Disable channel branding watermark on videos (Settings -> IYTBP Settings)
Pinch to zoom enabled on all devices
With the help of modded microG, Login & Casting works with all features (no ads on external devices not guaranteed)
Main changes: • Bumped base • ReturnYouTubeDislike integration (closes #1394) • Channel whitelisting for video ads • Improved ad-blocking • Comments location (alpha) has been removed (because Google pushed new comments to tablet UI) • Added tablet-style under swipe controls for partially disabling recommended videos in landscape mode and other tablet styled UI • Added support for a themed icon (Android 13+)
Sponsorblock changes: • added support for channel whitelisting (see the “Channel whitelisting” toggle in sb settings) • added support for setting the minimum segment duration • added the filler category • replaced the “Change colors” button with a text field inside of each category’s setting • 403 messages (warns, locked video/segment) will now be properly displayed • added an option to enable the SB browser button. • option to change the API URL
KNOWN ISSUES • On new action bar layouts(server-sided feature), the new toggles won’t work. • all the usual previous issues relating to Chromecast, codec override, and swipe down gesture to refresh.
PLANNED CHANGES FOR NEXT RELEASE • Option to make SponsorBlock submitting and voting buttons appear under the video • make RYD work in all layouts • add more ad whitelist options such as viewing the entire list of whitelisted channels and a global video ads toggle.