YouTube plans to create a native app for Apple Vision Pro after all

What you need to know

  • YouTube initially resisted developing an Apple Vision Pro app but has now announced plans to create one.
  • YouTube spokesperson Jessica Gibby confirmed the development of a native Vision Pro app and mentioned it’s on the company’s roadmap, although no release date was disclosed.
  • This decision followed the release of an unofficial YouTube app named Juno by developer Christian Selig for Apple’s VR headset.

YouTube was one of the companies that refrained from releasing Apple Vision Pro apps, but the platform has changed its tune and said a Vision Pro app is in the works.

YouTube spokesperson Jessica Gibby told The Verge’s chief editor, Nilay Patel, via email that the company has decided to launch its own native app for Vision Pro. According to Gibby, a Vision Pro app is in the works and is “on our roadmap,” but she didn’t reveal when it will be released.


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