YouTube's ad-free video subscription service is called 'YouTube Red' and it starts at $9.99 per month


People are silhouetted as they pose with mobile devices in front of a screen projected with a Youtube logo, in this picture illustration taken in Zenica October 29, 2014. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Files

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On On Tuesday, YouTube announced 'YouTube Red,' its new video subscription service that's ad-free.


YouTube Red costs $9.99 per month for desktop, Android, and $12.99 per month on iOS, and will also be available offline with a handy "save" feature. Eventually, YouTube plans to launch exclusive content on YouTube Red that you can't view on the traditional YouTube site.

The push for original content includes new original shows with popular YouTube stars including PewDiePie, Joey Grace

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The subscription service will launch on October 28th.

A YouTube Red membership is also good across Gmail, YouTube's Music app, and YouTube's Twitch competitor, YouTube Gaming, ensuring that you'll receive the same ad-free experience across all platforms.


Here's a look at the YouTube Red app.

YouTube Red


YouTube Red will launch first in the US, with plans to launch in other major markets "over the course of the next year."