Developer Drew Koch today released Clicker for YouTube, arguably the ultimate companion streaming app for those who watch YouTube frequently on their Mac.
Say goodbye to switching between browser tabs as Clicker lets you launch YouTube straight from your Dock. Get your binge on with Picture-in-Picture support for all YouTube videos out of the box and. The app also lets you control video playback from within the PiP window itself with custom video controls.
Clicker isn’t just a web app wrapped in some native code — with native push notifications and macOS design language, you’ll feel right at home. If your Mac has a Touch Bar, you can use it for things like upvoting or downvoting a video, toggle autoplay and more. The app also supports Dark Mode and uploading to YouTube. And lastly, Clicker’s menu bar item gives you quick access to the latest videos from your YouTube subscriptions.
Key features include:
- Launch YouTube right from the Dock
- Picture-in-Picture with custom video controls
- Built-in ad blocker
- Like/dislike and autoplay from your Touch Bar=
- Sleep timer with auto-shut off
- Native push notifications
- Quick access from the macOS menu bar
- Native macOS design language
- Truly full screen browsing
- Upload video from within the app
- Auto-switch to Dark Mode
- Written in Swift for great performance
For those wondering, Clicker supports YouTube streaming at up to 8K HDR.
The app has been fully optimized for Apple’s latest macOS Big Sur update. The Clicker apps are available for other popular video services, too. We previously spotlighted Clicker for Netflix, as well as Clicker for Disney+ and Clicker for Hulu. You can also get Clicker for Prime Video and Clicker for YouTube TV through the official website.
For the next 24 hours, you can get Clicker for YouTube for only $2.99 with the code redemption code EARLY20YT at checkout. The app retails for $7.99 (One Clicker license can be used on up to two devices) and there’s a free 7-day trial available to try before you buy.
Clicker for YouTube requires macOS Sierra 10.12.2 or later.