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Looking for a neat-o way to play YouTube playlists on your desktop, outside your browser?

Take a looksie at Yout, an Electron app that lets you add and watch YouTube playlists on your desktop, floating window stylee.

Yout is not the most user-friendly of apps. The first time you run it you won’t be entirely sure how you add a playlist (and that’s a key point here: you have to add playlist URLs, you can’t use the app to search for them).

It’s actually easy enough once you know: click the small pad n’ pencil icon, enter a name for your playlist, and paste in the corresponding YouTube playlist URL (beit your own playlist or someone else’s) from your web browser.

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The player UI itself is fully resizeable, and even has a quick window shortcut to condense to a super compact mode.

Other than the motion sickness I felt from the constant hiding/unhiding UI elements (hard to avoid, though) the app is pretty straight forward to get to grips with.

You can add a maximum of 8 playlists, though the total number of videos in each playlist can be …Whatever the YouTube maximum is!

Switching between multiple playlists that you’ve added is dead-simple: just hover over the player window to reveal the UI, and then click on the appropriately named tab:

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Hit up the official Yout Player website below to learn more about the app, donate to its developer, and grab a download in your choice of English or Portuguese.

One word of caution about the download links: they’re on Mediafire. While this is a cheap and cheerful way to share files for uploaders, it’s a bit of an assache to use as an end-user!

Visit the Yout Player Webpage

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