Top Online Video Sharing Websites like Youtube for Free

When people looking for video sharing websites online, the first name that hits our mind is YouTube. YouTube is the most popular video-sharing website so far. It has started its journey in 2005 and Google bought YouTube in 2006. Right Now, YouTube is a subsidiary of Google.

We all know that we can upload, watch, rate, share, and comment on videos. But there are some interesting facts that you might not know about YouTube.

Well, You will be surprised to know that Every minute approximately 300 hours of videos have been uploaded to YouTube. Not only that, every day around 5 billion videos have been watched.

Moreover, YouTube receives more than 90, Peta Byte of videos every single year. According to a statistical report, you will need more than 199771 years to watch all the videos that are available on YouTube.

So, you can realize that YouTube is undoubtedly a dominant video-sharing platform on the internet. But there are some reasons that make people think about alternative platforms like YouTube.

Well, Today we will be discussing top online video sharing websites like Youtube which is free.

So, Let’s jump into it.


Vimeo is the fastest-growing video-sharing platform on the internet. They have started their journey back in 2004. Vimeo is one of the competitors of YouTube. They are the first one who has introduced high definition video for the first time in history in 2007.

Vimeo basically has both a free and paid version. So, if you don’t want to spend money on streaming videos, you can also watch it as well. 

If you are using Vimeo for free, you can upload around 500MB per week and 10 videos per day. But if you are using their plus plan you can upload around 5 GB of videos every week.

According to my experience, Vimeo focuses on quality over quantity. Once you upload a video or watch other videos you will find the difference with other video-sharing platforms. They have three pricing plans right now. 

I would suggest all of you watch it for free in the beginning. If you like it then go for the paid plan.

Daily Motion

Daily Motion is basically a European Video sharing platform. It has started its journey in 2005. The most interesting part about Daily Motion is that it is available globally in 25 languages and 43 localized version which includes local homepages and local content.

According to the report of Norton Safe web, the website of Daily Motion is malware-free. So, you don’t need to worry while you are visiting their website.

As a content creator, you can upload a video up to 4 GB in size and 60 minutes in length. The quality will be 1080p. In my opinion, it is one of the best platforms to share your content globally. 


IGTV is basically a video application for Instagram. You can watch different types of videos here. It is completely free. What you need is just an Instagram account of your own and you can watch videos on it. 

Now you might be thinking about what is the difference between a video you posted on Instagram and a video on IGTV. Well, IGTV allows you to post longer videos than a normal video posted on Instagram.

It is also a great way to show your content globally. 


Metacafe has started its journey in 2003. It is also a free video-sharing platform. Here, you can upload or you will find short duration videos. Besides, the categories are too specific as well.

Metacafe will also offer you to earn money from their website. How? Well, you need to upload a cool, unique short video on Metacafe. As soon as your content becomes popular and hits 20,000+ views, Metacafe will pay you $5USD for every 1,000 views on your videos.

Moreover, Metacafe is very conscious of quality. So, make sure that you are uploading good content. 

Metacafe has around 12,500,000+ visitors every month. So, it will be a great chance for you to earn more money by uploading cool content.


Twitch is a video streaming website and a subsidiary of Amazon. Twitch is very much popular among the gamers. If you are a gamer and looking for gameplay videos live or archive, we would recommend you to jump into the website. 

Twitch has both a free and turbo plan. You can watch videos here for free but advertisements will definitely come during your videos. If you don’t want any ads and want to remove it, you should go for the turbo plan.


If you are looking for a free video-sharing platform where you can watch videos on world events, politics, etc. Liveleak would be a great choice. Liveleak is a UK based online video sharing platform. It has most of the videos of the world’s events but you can also find other videos as well.

If you want to know about breaking news or some interesting facts, there is no other platform will give you information than Liveleak.


Who does not love comedy? I remember once Joker said, “I used my life was a tragedy, but now I realize that life is a comedy”. So, if you want a happy life, you should try to be stressed free, entertained and chilled. Life will be beautiful.

Well, coming back to the point. The break is basically an entertainment, comedy, and humor based video sharing platform. It has started its journey in 1998. Here, you will find comedy videos, flash games, entertainment videos, etc. 

The target audience age for this website is 18-36. Right now, their monthly visitor is around 14,000,000+


Crackle is a USA based OTT platform owned by Sony Pictures. It is like Netflix. It shows the original movies and TV Shows on the web. Crackle has started its journey back in 2007.

Right Now Crackle is available in 21 Countries. You can watch it on Mobile, TV, Desktop or Laptop, and Gaming Consoles like Xbox.


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