Share YouTube videos without giving them views.
Bypass country blocks and age restrictions.
Download YouTube videos and music.
View quarantined videos as they appeared before YouTube Heroes got to them.
Keep your data private from the Govt.
HOW: Just replace the domain in any YT link with hooktube.com and you get a light-weight page that loads YouTube's media files (mp4, webm, etc) directly into your browser's native media player. https://youtube.com/watch?v=S6bOkFLrsAc becomes https://hooktube.com/watch?v=S6bOkFLrsAc, etc. Supported parameters: start, end, loop (1 for on), speed (range: 0.01 to 4), autoplay (0 for off, default is 1).
Addons, userscripts, themes for HookTube written by its users.
Add HookTube to FireFox, Chrome, IE search providers by DrWalterSobchak (just an xml file with info; clean)
YouTube->HookTube redirect userscript by Hyleus
HookTube Dark Theme by Epenex
HookTube Blacked by anon