Google just launched its standalone YouTube app for iOS 6 just in time for the launch of the Apple iPhone 5. After the first iOS device hit the market, Apple included a YouTube client to ensure that iPhone users always has access to a dedicated method of viewing videos.
Apple decided to pull the YouTube app from its upcoming iOS 6 platform along with Google’s Maps application as a result of an expiring license agreement between both companies. Well Google just confirmed that it would be making a standalone app available for users of iOS 6 devices and it was right on time for the launch of the new iPhone.
While iPhone 5 users will now have to manually download the app, the search giant promised a slew of improvements over the previously Apple-developed application. The app can now be downloaded from iTunes and it comes with new features including access to more videos, it gets an improved user interface and suggested search results.