The fashionable Vanced YouTube app is being discontinued. The creators of Vanced have revealed the undertaking might be shut down within the coming days, with obtain hyperlinks set to be eliminated. While the app will proceed to work for anybody who at present has it put in on Android, with none future updates it’s probably to cease working at some point. The Vanced homeowners say they’ve had to discontinue the undertaking “due to legal reasons.”
Vanced is a preferred third-party YouTube app for Android, notably as a result of it permits YouTube customers to obtain movies and not using a Premium subscription and even block all video advertisements on YouTube. Vanced additionally features a true black theme, and customizations not supplied within the official YouTube for Android app.
Vanced has been discontinued. In the approaching days, the obtain hyperlinks on the web site might be taken down. We know this is not one thing you wished to hear nevertheless it’s one thing we want to do. Thank you all for supporting us through the years.
— Vanced Official (@YTVanced) March 13, 2022
It’s not instantly clear whether or not Google was concerned within the discontinuation of Vanced, nevertheless it’s extremely probably. Google-owned YouTube forced two popular Discord music bots offline final 12 months, earlier than beginning to take a look at ad-supported YouTube integration into Discord simply weeks later. The fashionable Rythm and Groovy Discord music bots additionally averted advertisements on the service, permitting Discord customers to pay attention to music collectively.
“Vanced has been discontinued,” reads a Telegram message from the Vanced homeowners. “We know this is not something you wanted to hear, but it’s something we need to do.” We’ve reached out to Google to touch upon the discontinuation of Vanced, and we’ll replace you accordingly.
“DISCONTINUATION OF THE VANCED PROJECT
Vanced has been discontinued. In the approaching days, the obtain hyperlinks might be taken down. The Discord server, Telegram chat and subreddit will keep in the meanwhile. We know this is not one thing you wished to hear, nevertheless it’s one thing we had to do. We need to thanks all for the help through the years.
Edit (1): The present model will proceed to work.
Edit (2): It was achieved due to legal causes.”