Well, this is well known that YouTube is one of the most used websites of all, and it is also loved by its users. I mean, it has all the videos in the world mate, it is like the powerhouse of all the viral hits, music, videos and what not?
Now that Google is hoping to capitalize the success of YouTube, it is now offering us YouTube Red, which is a new paid monthly subscription service which has numerous more features that is going to make your YouTube surfing experience even more tremendous.
Now the question arises, when is it launching? Well it has been launched on 28th of October, in the US before it arrived on international shores. Well, you should be knowing some important things before you sign up and you will get to know them, in this article. Just keep reading and scrolling!
What basically is YouTube Red?
YouTube Red is basically an upgraded version of YouTube which is a monthly subscription that helps you to get rid of all the stupid advertisements that come across you while you are surfing, which is damn annoying. It is actually introduced by YouTube Music key, it is a service that let you stream and search music and music videos from YouTube without advertisements. Oh yes, amazing no? Plus, Google changed the name to YouTube Red and expanded it to all kinds of YouTube videos, probably in the end of October 2015.
What is the purpose?
Asking the question “What is the purpose? What do I get from doing a certain task?” is one of the most valid questions. Well, using YouTube Red, you won’t be seeing any ads which were one of the essential problems for YouTube users in the past. But this is not applicable on the paid content on YouTube Red, which means that all the paid channels or TV and movie purchases and rentals, you may still see ads there but not in the free content.
Following is a list of devices where you are allowed to watch videos without the disturbances of ads on YouTube Red.
- YouTube and YouTube Gaming apps for Android and iOS.
- Android TV.
- Apple TV.
- Consoles: Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii U, Playstation 3 and Playstation 4.
- Roku (LT, 1, 2, 2HD, 2 XD, 2 XS, 3, Streaming Stick, Roku TV)
- Supported smart TVs.
Here’s a full list of devices where you can watch ad-free videos with YouTube Red:
Other than getting rid of advertisements, YouTube Red has two other main reimbursements that can change the way you watch videos. But the sad part is that these two features are only available on the YouTube and YouTube gaming apps for Android and iOS.
Along with this, you can download YouTube videos to your phone or table. But these are only accessible for up to 30 days to watch without a connection. Features like are not accessible when you are offline, for instance, liking or commenting on an offline video.
Apart from this, listening to music in your earphones or speakers when you are in another application or while your screen is off; this allows you to watch videos on your phones or tablets. This is so useful for people who want to listen to music videos, while they are doing something else on their devices.
Well, to sum up all the benefits you are getting from YouTube Red, the last benefit is that you are provided with is that you get a free monthly Google Play Music subscription included with YouTube Red.
Cost and way of getting it?
Well, if we look at the cost of YouTube red, it is valid. YouTube Red is $10 per month and is currently only accessible in US. In a few months Google will introduce it in other countries as well, according to the Google’s plan.
Before you buy it, you are getting an opportunity of testing it. Starting from October 28th, before you buy it, you can sign up for a free one-month trial to try. Isn’t it amazing?
Will YouTube Red have innovative shows? What kind of them?
Google has already announced a free sample of original shows and movies for the users of YouTube Red. A list of few of these shows and movies and given below, which are to be released in the next few months.
- “Scare PewDiePie” is a reality horror series that puts the most popular YouTuber PewDiePie, also known as Felix Kjellberg, into terrifying situations, inspired by video games.
- “A Trip to Unicorn Island” is a movie that follows YouTuber IISuperwomanII, also known as Lilly Singh, on her world tour.
- “Sing It!” is a scripted series about a fictional vocal competition from the Fine Brothers, who are famous for their “Kids React to…” videos.
Is YouTube going to affect me if I don’t sign up?
For people who think that not subscribing to YouTube Red, is going to affect their use to YouTube, let’s just inform them that Google is going to continue YouTube just the way it was. Not signing up to YouTube Red is not going to affect your original YouTube. You can still watch all the channels and videos you want to and it’s not going to charge you even a single penny, but you are going to have to handle those irritating advertisements.
Well, YouTube is still going to be the way it was, but you are going to miss the tremendous and incredible offers that YouTube Red is providing you with, but that’s not going to affect the way you used to use YouTube or even if you are using it now, no worries mate.
YouTube Music App
Along with the announcement of YouTube Red, Google is also offering us the introduction of YouTube Music app, cool no? it’s not yet accessible but it is going to be one tremendous app to listen music, once it is launched in the late of 2015.
When you will search any songs or videos, it offers you filter as well. For instance, if you search “Enrique Iglesias” you will see his official music videos, live shows, his lyrical videos, covers and other remixes as well. You will be able to listen music on YouTube when you aren’t in the application yourself but this is only provided to users who have a Red subscription. So to take advantage of YouTube Music app, you have to get yourself a YouTube Red subscription.
Why is YouTube Red so wanted?
The most annoying problem on YouTube is its advertisements, no doubt. And YouTube Red is helping you get rid of it, what else do you want, haha?
For people who love to travel and are travelers and commuters, the feature of YouTube Red of listening and watching music videos offline, is an amazing feature. Listening to music without just having to keep the screen open is a hard task, so listening videos along with doing other stuff on your devices is one of the best features YouTube Red is offering you.
Well, if you talk about music, YouTube Red has one more marvelous features, why you would want to buy it. YouTube Red offers you free access to Google Play Music which is frankly a much better deal than any website can offer you. Google play music over another service is a deal which is almost impossible to deny and if you both like YouTube music and video, then my friend this is the best opportunity for you, so don’t let it go. Go grab it!