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When you are signed in on YouTube then on your subscription feed youtube show a list sorted by date of the videos the youtube channels you subscribed to have uploaded.

as i am subscribed to a handfull of tech / it youtubers just to stay up to date, this is the only reason I "need" a account for youtube.

So, I was interested if there was a way to accomplish this task trough other means, anything from a browser plugin "simulating" the subscription feed, to a bash script which just outputs a list of the title and the link to the video

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    create fake account just for youtube? what is your concern with having an account?
    – depperm
    Apr 11, 2022 at 12:00
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    @depperm: There are valid reasons for not wanting to have an account. When you create an account you have to accept some terms, it is never really fake.
    – Nicolas Raoul
    Apr 21, 2022 at 3:16

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newpipe does not required an account and you can migrate our subscriptions over from YouTube but is only available on Android

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YouTube Subscription Manager allows you to systematically download your subscriptions but would still require a YouTube account

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    This is really 2 answers. Would you mind breaking it up into 2 separate posts, so the community can vote on each answer individually? Thanks! Sep 13, 2023 at 12:50
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Any feed reader (e.g. Akregator).

For each channel, add the feed URL https://www.youtube.com/feeds/videos.xml?channel_id=UC... where UC... is the channel ID. If the channel has a regular username, the correct feed URL is https://www.youtube.com/feeds/videos.xml?user=NAME.

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