The 6 best alternatives to YouTube

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YouTube is the undisputed leader among video portals and, can therefore safely be described as the top dog in the sector: according to their own statements, and over a thousand millions of users, almost a third of all Internet users they surf on YouTube.

If as a content creator you are tired of the treatment you receive or simply want to be a user of another community that takes content creation more seriously, Gamerslance presents you with a list of the 6 best alternatives to YouTube.

What are the problems with YouTube?

YouTube is a platform that both its application and internet portal offer many videos at very good quality . As we always say here, this doesn't mean that it doesn't have problems so here we leave you with some of the problems of YouTube:

  • It treats content creators very badly.
  • A lot of ads.
  • Very heavy with the premium offer.

If seeing these problems you already want to look for another alternative to Youtube do not despair because from Gamerslance we present you a list with the 6 best alternatives to YouTube.

The 6 best alternatives to Youtube

From Gamerslance we present you a list with the 6 best alternatives to YouTube.


Dailymotion is a French video portal which, based on the number of users, currently represents one of the best alternatives to YouTube in its country of origin, where in 2015 it registered an active scope of 23 per cent A hundred.

Advantages of Dailymotion:

  • It allows for the monetization of videos.
  • Files can be up to 2 GB and 60 minutes long.
  • Wide load capacity.
  • Powerful alternative to YouTube.

Dailymotion reviews: [Average rating 4'6/5]

  • I love it. -Anna.
  • Very helpful. -Pablo.
  • Good one. -Marc.


The second of the 6 best alternatives to YouTube is Vimeo . Vimeo is an American video service that was started in 2004 and specializes primarily in artistically ambitious content.

Advantages of Vimeo:

  • Constructive dialogue with the community.
  • Numerous (paid) account updates providing practical tools and tutorials.
  • Especially interesting platform for professional content creators.
  • High quality content.

Opinions about Vimeo: [Average rating 4'6/5]

  • I love it, the best. -Sara.
  • Good one. -Francisco.
  • There's no other one like it. -Xavi.


In third place we met Dalealplay . Launched in October 2006 as part of the conglomerate of the group Prisa, dalealplay has positioned itself as a platform in Spanish dedicated to sharing, uploading and watching videos.

Advantages of Dalealplay:

  • Extensive privacy options for published content.
  • Applications for mobile devices and Smart TV.
  • Platform for the Hispanic market.

Opinions of Dalealplay: [Average rating 4'6/5]

  • I love it. -Laura.
  • Fantastic. -Esteban.
  • The best one ever. -Hector.


The fourth alternative is the famous Twitch platform. Gamers also have their alternative to YouTube. Twitch is the name of the live streaming portal focused mainly on video games and eSport. was launched online on June 6, 2011 as a beta version and two years later it was already certifying 45 million viewers per month on about 6 million channels .

Advantages of Twitch:

  • Strong community character.
  • User generated content.
  • It's live.
  • You can support your favorite content creators.

Twitch reviews: [Average rating 4'7/5]

  • I love the app. -Lorenzo.
  • One of the best you'll find. -Ricardo.
  • Fantastic. -Tomás.


In the penultimate place of the 6 best alternatives to YouTube we have VidLii . The user who visits VidLii immediatelyrecognizes why the page:in vain you will look for impeccable videos with professional lighting, but you'll find a motley potpourri of clips and amateur shots.

Advantages of VidLii:

  • Retro design.
  • High usability.
  • Diversity of themes.
  • User generated content.

VidLii opinions: [Average rating 4'7/5]

  • I love it. -Laura.
  • I always find the video I want. -Esteban.
  • The best one ever. -Hector.


In last place of the best alternatives to YouTube is Metacafe . Founded in 2003 in Palo Alto, California, and with offices in Tel Aviv, Metacafe is a platform for sharing short videos (their average length is is 90 seconds) of topics such as movies, video games, television, music and sports.

Advantages of Metacafe:

  • Free.
  • Defined niche.
  • Strict parental control policies.
  • Varied content classified by specific themes.

Opinions of Metacafe: [Average rating 4'7/5]

  • I love it, the best. -Sara.
  • Good one. -Francisco.
  • There's no other one like it. -Xavi.

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