The popular YouTube Vanced app is being discontinued. The creators of Vanced have revealed that the project will be shut down in the coming days, with the download links set to be removed. While the app will continue to work for anyone who currently has the app installed on Android, without any future updates it may stop working at some point soon. some. Vanced owners say they had to stop the project “for legal reasons.”
Vanced is a popular third-party YouTube app for Android, especially since it allows YouTube users to block all YouTube video ads without a Premium subscription. Vanced also includes a true black theme and customizations not offered in the official YouTube Android app.
Vanced has been discontinued. In the coming days, the download links on the website will be taken down. We know this is not what you want to hear but it is what we need to do. Thank you to all of you who have supported us over the years.
– Vanced Official (@YTVanced) March 13, 2022
It’s still unclear if Google will be involved in stopping Vanced production, but it’s very likely. YouTube is owned by Google forcing two popular Discord music shows offline last year, before the start of the ad-supported test Integrate YouTube into Discord just a few weeks later. Popular music bots Rythm and Groovy Discord also avoid ads on the service, allowing Discord users to listen to music together.
“Vanced has been discontinued,” read a Telegram messages from Vanced owners. “We know this isn’t what you want to hear, but it’s what we need to do.” We’ve reached out to Google for comment on Vanced’s discontinuance, and we’ll update you accordingly.
“STOP VANCED PROJECT
Vanced has been discontinued. In the coming days, the download links will be taken down. Discord servers, Telegram chat and subreddit will stay for the time being. We know this isn’t what you want to hear, but it’s what we have to do. We want to thank all of you for your support over the years.
Edit (1): Existing version will continue to work.
Edit (2): It was done for legal reasons. ”
https://www.theverge.com/2022/3/13/22975890/youtube-vanced-app-discontinued-shutting-down-legal-reasons YouTube Vanced is shutting down ‘for legal reasons’