Google continues to swap its services to progressive web apps.
What you need to know
YouTube is now a progressive web app.
At this time, there aren’t any meaningful new features that come from the swap to a progressive web app.
Progressive web apps support downloading content for offline use, but the YouTube progressive web app does not support that at this time.
YouTube is now a progressive web app (PWA), making it easier to “install” on your computer. The change was first spotted by 9to5Google and is a small improvement to the YouTube experience within a browser. At this time, the change to a PWA doesn’t include any meaningful features, apart from the ability to “install” YouTube with the click of a button. While there aren’t many meaningful features that come with the swap, there are other benefits of switching to a PWA.
While the swap to a PWA doesn’t bring any new meaningful features at this time, that doesn’t mean there won’t be additions to YouTube in the future. PWAs su…