Play Press Kit

About Play

Play is the best way to bookmark and organize videos to watch later.

  • Videos can be imported from a playlist, added via the Share Sheet, drag and drop, or automatically from YouTube channels.
  • You can search, filter, sort, categorize with tags, and add Markdown notes.
  • Watch supported YouTube videos in-app for a native experience.
  • Follow YouTube channels and get new videos as they're released. Easily save videos you want to watch and delete the rest.
  • iCloud keeps everything up-to-date, so you can queue videos from your Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Apple Vision Pro, and watch them later on your Apple TV.
  • You can also add and customize Interactive Widgets to quickly view and access your videos.

Supported Services: YouTube, Netflix, Disney+, Apple TV, Letterboxd, Apple Music, Apple Developer, LinkedIn Learning, Rumble, Khan Academy, Vimeo, BBC, O’Reilly Learning, TED, Nebula, and Odysee. You can also add videos from other platforms by manually filling in all the required fields.

Download Play on the App Store

Core Features

Play is a modern app that supports the latest system features: Interactive Widgets, App Shortcuts, Action Extension, Context Menu, iCloud sync, dark mode, and more. It is available for the iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Vision Pro, and Apple TV.

  • Add Videos: Use the Share Sheet throughout the system, drag and drop links, or import from a playlist or from a list of URLs.
  • Watch In-App: Watch supported YouTube videos in the app using the native iOS player.
  • Follow Channels: Follow YouTube channels and get new videos as they're released. Easily save videos you want to watch and delete the rest.
  • Tags: Create and assign tags to organize your videos.
  • Auto-Tagging: Automatically tag videos based on rules you set.
  • Deep Search: Search your videos by a number of attributes.
  • Smart Search: Automatically filter videos based on a set of rules.
  • Focus Filter: Configure a Focus mode to limit the videos and tags shown in Play.
  • App Shortcuts: Automate workflows using Play's actions and data.
  • Interactive Widgets: Add and customize interactive widgets to your Home Screen, Lock Screen, and Desktop.
  • Highly Customizable: Enjoy multiple layout choices, personalize your metadata display preferences, control the sidebar contents, and more - tailor your experience down to the finest detail.
  • iCloud: Your database is automatically synced to your iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Vision Pro, and Apple TV.
  • Downie Integration: Download videos using Downie directly from Play on your Mac.
  • Apple TV: Easily access and watch your saved videos on your Apple TV.


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Price and Availability

For a single purchase of just $2.99 you can get Play on your iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Vision Pro, and Apple TV, with all its great features for saving and organizing videos for later. You can also enhance your experience with Play Premium, an optional subscription that unlocks additional features.


The following table compares the features available on each version:


Play Basic Play Premium
Price $2.99 (single purchase) $2.99/mo or
$19.99/yr or
$99.99 (single purchase)
Add Videos
Watch In-App
Follow Channels
Add Tags
Merge Tags
Auto-Tagging
Smart Search
Tag Folders
Smart Search Folders
App Shortcuts
Customization Options
iCloud Sync

Play requires at least iOS/iPadOS 16, macOS Ventura, and tvOS 17.


Release Date

Feb 08, 2022.


Questions?

Don't hesitate to reach out via email with any questions you may have.