Google launched the YouTube app GO
Internet giant Google announced the completion of beta testing for the YouTube app GO and its global launch. Mobile officially started operations in 130 countries.
YouTube GO is a kind of lightweight version of the normal YouTube app for Android, focused on countries with low quality Internet. It weighs less, is faster and, most importantly, allows you to download videos in memory of the gadget for viewing later offline. Similar functionality is available by subscription YouTube Red but it costs $10 a month, and GO to YouTube it’s free.
In addition, the utility allows you to split videos with friends, so that’s kind of the germ of a social network. At the moment, YouTube GO is already available for download and installation, but it is not known when Google deigns to release it in Russia. However, to download videos from YouTube and be without this app – just download the appropriate extension for the desktop version of the Chrome browser, so YouTube GO may simply not needed.