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3rd Party Ports

Ajay Ramachandran edited this page Jul 3, 2022 · 61 revisions

Some awesome people have made ports of SponsorBlock to different platforms.

These are not made or reviewed by me. Please send issues/feature requests to the developer of the port. Use at your own risk.

Android:

NewPipe x SponsorBlock (Fork of NewPipe) by @polymorphicshade

NewPipe is a third-party Android App for YouTube. This fork supports skipping all categories, channel whitelisting and colour on the seekbar. This only supports auto skip, not manual skip.

SkyTube

SkyTube is a third-party Android App for YouTube. This fork supports skipping all categories and colour on the seekbar. This only supports auto skip, not manual skip.


Android TV:

SmartTubeNext by @yuliskov

Third party TV interface for YouTube. Supports auto skip, manual skip and seek bar highlighting.


Userscript:

sb.js by @mchangrh

Userscript and bookmarklet. Skipping is less precise than the extension.


MPV Media Player:

MPV_SponsorBlock by @po5

MPV is a command line video player. This is a fully-featured port of SponsorBlock (skipping, submitting, voting and all). It also has the option to cache the database and only use the local database instead of pulling from the API.

MPV_SponsorBlock_Minimal by @jouni

MPV is a command line video player. This is a more simple SponsorBlock plugin. There are no other functions in this other than the skipping segments.

SponsorBlock_MPV_Minimal_Local by @asakura42

Fork of MPV_SponsorBlock_Minimal that uses csv.


Kodi:

Script.Service.SponsorBlock by @siku2

Kodi is open source home theater software. This plugin uses the YouTube plugin.


Chromecast:

Castblock Crystal by @erdnaxeli

Similar to the other utilities listed, but written in Crystal. Inspired by CastBlock but written from scratch to avoid some of its pitfalls.

SponsorBlockCast by @nichobi

A CLI utility that will automatically detect all Chromecasts on the LAN, keep track of what's playing, and automatically skip sponsors using the SponsorBlock API inspired by CastBlock but written from scratch to avoid some of its pitfalls.

Castblock PHP by @willemstuursma

Similar to the other utilities listed, but written in PHP. Inspired by CastBlock but written from scratch to avoid some of its pitfalls.

CastBlock (The original) by @stephen304

The original one. Has some reported issues with CPU usage. A CLI utility that will automatically detect all Chromecasts on the LAN, keep track of what's playing, and automatically skip sponsors using the SponsorBlock API.

Chromecast-SponsorBlock

A CLI utility written in JS that will automatically detect all Chromecasts on the LAN, keep track of what's playing, and automatically skip sponsors using the SponsorBlock API inspired by CastBlock but built from the ground up for high performance and low cpu and memory usage.


Apple TV:

iSponsorBlockTV by @dmunozv04

Skips sponsors on Apple TVs that are on your local network.

SBRemote by @bsharper

Skips segments on paired Apple TVs.


Safari (macOS):

Official port available here


iOS:

iSponsorBlock by @Galactic-Dev.

A jailbreak tweak that implements SponsorBlock in the official YouTube app on iOS.

Reborn v3

Closed source tweak. Less features than iSponsorBlock


Sailfish OS:

Microtube


Desktop:

FreeTube

3rd-part desktop YouTube client focused on privacy.

th-ch/youtube-music

Desktop player for YouTube music.


Downloaded YouTube Videos:

yt-dlp by @pukkandan and others

Most active fork of yt-dl. Can remove sponsors and/or other categories from your downloaded videos automatically without reencoding or mark them as chapters.

Tartube GUI for yt-dl and yt-dlp. Can download videos with segments cut out.

SponSkrub by @faissaloo

SponSkrub allows you to automatically either cut out sponsors and other segments by category or to mark them as chapters automatically, it includes a wrapper application for youtube-dl. Prebuilt releases are available for x86_64 Linux.

youtube-dl-plex by zeyel


Web Browsers:

Vieb by @Jelmerro

Other API Uses

YouTube Frontends

ViewTube

Piped

yt-local

Vvvideo

resync Watch videos with your friends

Dataset Uses

For uses of the direct dataset, such as in neural networks, see https://github.com/ajayyy/SponsorBlock/wiki/Dataset-Uses

Other

Sponsor-Stats Stats about which channels have the most segments.

yt-time-left Browser extension that adds an indicator of time left to end video on YouTube

Spidey Discord music bot that skips non music sections.

Radium Discord music bot that skips non music sections.

Auto-Editor Command line application for automatically editing video and audio by analyzing where sections are silent and cutting them up

NoVoicePlease Discord bot

YADMB Yet Another Discord Music Bot

Music Box Discord bot

tgAudioBot A telegram bot that downloads the audio from sent media. It cuts out sponsors from the audio by default.

insomnia-bot Discord music bot

kimlsong

Lavalink SponsorBlock Plugin

MetaTube

YtStream

SpotiDl

YMusic (Closed Source, music only)

yt-block