Tubidy is a free online streaming website with lots of great videos & Music, similar to YouTube. Technically, Tubidy doesn’t really have any videos or Music. What they do, According to them is to index videos & Music from the internet and transcodes them to be played on your mobile phone. So when you carry out a search on the website, it lists results from moderated videos which users uploaded. When you click on a video to begin streaming, it streams the video directly from the host site (where the video originally is) through Tubidy’s servers, thereby doing the heavy lifting for you.
The website is fully optimized for the mobile experience which makes pages load faster, searches show up results faster and videos or Music on the website play seamlessly with no hassle. The interface is also clean and neat which makes the website easy to navigate and find the video or Music you’re looking a lot quicker. Videos on the Tubidy Website have to version which are the .Mp4 and .3gp versions. You can also stream Mp3 audio and Mp4 audio of the videos just in case you were only looking to listen.
In this article we talk about:
How To Make Use Of Tubidy
Tubidy is very easy to use. If you’ve used or know your way around YouTube, then this should be a piece of cake.
- First, Access the Tubidy Website [Tubidy.mobi].
You’ll be presented with some videos on the home page if you would like to stream any of the videos or Music, Click on it. Otherwise, use the search bar at the top of the site to search for a video you would like to watch. Once the results show up, Click on one.
Once the next page loads, you’ll be presented with 4 different options namely 3GP, MP4, MP3 Audio and Mp4 Audio. Select the one you would like to play and your stream will begin.
That’s pretty much how to use the Tubidy Service. Pretty easy right? We will be answering some FAQs Below.
Mp4 Videos or Music Not Working?
It the mp4 videos or Music on the Tubidy Website are refusing to play on your phone then it might be because the Mp4 videos on the Tubidy Website are encoded using H.264 Baseline Profile Level 3 video and HE-AAC v2 audio. So if your phone doesn’t support these codecs then it might have a problem streaming the mp4 videos or Music on the website.
What are the codec/encoding details of each video/audio format on the Tubidy Website?
3GP Video Regular Quality => 3GPP(H.263/AMRNB)
3GP Video High Quality => 3GPP(MP4/AAC)
3GP Video Parts => 3GPP(H.263/AMRNB)
3GP Video Preview => 3GPP(H.263/AMRNB)
MP4 Video => MP4(H.264/HEv2-AAC)
MP4 Audio => MP4(HEv2-AAC)
You can cross check this with the one your phone Supports to know which you can stream. However, 3GP Hi videos or Music are mostly available for every content and supported by more phones on the market. So you should consider streaming that.
If you have any questions about the Tubidy Website that weren’t answered in this article then feel free to drop in the comment section down below and we will be sure to answer them.