NewPipe v0.16.1 is the most recent version with major bug fixes and performance improvements. With v0.15.0, the developers have dropped the support for Android 4.3 and older; so you need to have Android 4.4 or Up. If you are using the v0.14.2 on your smartphone, you need to update it to the most recent version as the older versions will not work anymore due to youtube policies.
@kapadomy is the one who is behind the new download mechanism of NewPipe 0.15.0. Along with that, most of the major bugs fixed.
Whats’ New in v0.16.1?
- 1080p/2k/4k video support.
- Open video in kodi.
- Download audio only.
- Search channels.
- Listen to Youtube videos.
- Select the streaming player to watch the video with.
- floating player.
- Display general information about a video.
Whats New in v0.15.0?
- The ability to download 1080p videos with great audio quality.
- The ability to download subtitles whenever it is provided by YouTube.
- Multiple Bugs fixed.
- Most of the new features added.
- Improved downloads.
- Wipe out downloads with just a single tap.
According to the developers, this version has come out earlier than expected and it may also contain few bugs as usual. So, we all need to enjoy current features and wait for the better features in coming versions. Keep checking this page for more updates and information.
If you wish to know how to install the apk file downloaded above on your devices such as Android, iPhone, FireStick, PC & Android TV Box, please check out the tutorials provided below.
5. How to Install NewPipe APK on Android TV Box.