Get a sneak peek at YouTube's new design, including a dark theme

YouTube is applying Material Design to deliver a "beautiful, delightful and intuitive user experience."

The site design is built on a new, faster framework named Polymer, which enables quicker feature development from here on out. And today, we are introducing one of the first new features developed on Polymer: Dark Theme. Developed to cut down on glare and let you take in the true colors of the videos you watch, Dark Theme turns your background dark throughout your entire YouTube experience. This is only the beginning -- you can look forward to more powerful new features coming soon!

You can opt-in to preview the new design at or you may see it already when you sign in to YouTube.

You can return to the current design by selecting “Restore classic YouTube” from the Account Menu.

Be sure to send feedback to let YouTube know what you think.

Get a tour of the new design:

Learn more on the YouTube blog
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