Sneak peek - MetroTube by Lazyworm Apps [Video]

It's close folks. MetroTube aka the former app that used to be know as LazyTube is in the final stages of approval in the Marketplace, which means in days or even hours, the app can be yours. MetroTube is a complete rethinking of a YouTube app where the UI has be redesigned all around the Metro UI framework. We like that. You like that.  So lets watch the video and get ready for some greatness.

From our earlier write up on the app's new features:

"We have a revamped UI and pinnable tile support. Users will be able to pin videos and categories (playlists, favourites, subscriptions, etc.) to the home screen for easy access. The most interesting item to pin is an individual author where the thumbnail of the latest video added will be pushed through."

Yeah, it's pretty awesome indeed.

Daniel Rubino

Daniel Rubino is the Editor-in-chief of Windows Central, head reviewer, podcast co-host, and analyst. He has been covering Microsoft since 2007 when this site was called WMExperts (and later Windows Phone Central). His interests include Windows, laptops, next-gen computing, and for some reason, watches. Before all this tech stuff, he worked on a Ph.D. in linguistics, watched people sleep (for medical purposes!), and ran the projectors at movie theaters because it was fun.

  • i will definitely purchase once available.
  • As some one who is a part of their Beta Testing, this app is amazing. If you havent picked up lazy tube in the Marketplace for 99 cents, do it. You get the full upgrade to MetroTube when its released.
  • That looks amazing. As a beta tester, could you suggest them an option to choose which panel to open as default? I mean, instead of going to MyTube and automatically scrolling to Featured (which I don't like, the animation), an option to to just go to MyTube and not animate further. Don't know if you understand.
  • are the video played in HTML5 or flash?
  • Great work!
    Looks awesome. Can't wait to get it.
  • Dear Developers,
    Take a look at these guys. Thats how you design apps.
    Thanks Lazyworms for your hard work. Its really a gorgeous app compared to the current one. I cant wait to try it out. 
    @Daniel Rubino
    Fan of One Piece? :D
  • ok i will buy it now and wait for the upgrade! thanks to all of the developers on this app, huge win!
  • oh my geez the screen on that titan is beautiful. makes me sad my contract doesn't renew until december of next year.  
  • Awesome!
    Im so buying this app.
  • Can we "upload" videos?
  • Not yet, but it will be in future updates.  We've already started to code up the feature :)!
    If you really can't wait, go check out WPSocialCam I think it does the job from what I hear.
  • looks great not sure the vertical text  such as categories etc is Metro standard but look s great. I will buy this one
  • Great work guys. I´ll buy this app!
  • One Piece! :D
    Excellent choice of video, Daniel!
  • Wow I can't wait for this app, it looks great and shows what developers can do and i think this is just the start of great apps to come with apps like this windows has alot of hope.
  • WOW!!! I hope you also develop a version for Windows 8 Metro :)
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  • Does it have the ability to download apps for later playback?  That's an option I use a ton on SuperTube. 
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