It’s been five years ^(https://www.appmarsh.com/2018/09/18/offline-playback-coming-to-youtube-mobile-apps-this-november-will-let-you-gaze-at-cat-videos-even-while-disconnected/) since YouTube ^(https://www.appmarsh.com/2019/01/11/youtube-starts-showing-community-posts-on-the-web-home-page/) started rolling out offline video downloads. At the latest count, users in 154 of the world’s 195 countries can download videos for offline playback; some countries ^(https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/6307365) require having a YouTube Premium subscription, while others ^(https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/6141269?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en) let everyone download videos. Now YouTube looks to be pointing users towards videos they might want to download next, as we see evidence of a new “recommended downloads” feature.
When Malaysian AP reader @JazliAziz opened the downloads section on his YouTube app, he was greeted with a new section called “Recommended downloads.” Other video streaming services like Netflix already recommend which shows to download, so YouTube will be playing catch-up here.
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YouTube is testing video download recommendations in select markets ^(https://www.appmarsh.com/2019/01/15/youtube-is-testing-video-download-recommendations-in-select-markets/) was written by the awesome team at Android Police ^(http://www.appmarsh.com).