extension ExtPose

SmartVideo For YouTube™

Description from extension meta YouTube Optimizer/Enhance. Provides 'Smart Buffer' for slow connections; auto loop; buffer preferences; quality selection; and more
Image from store SmartVideo For YouTube™
Description from store SmartVideo provides better control over YouTube buffering, quality and playing options. Features: 1. Works with all embedded/HTML5 YouTube videos. Be it a Facebook news feed video or a video directly from YouTube site. 2. With global preferences, all YouTube videos can be set to start on your wish. - As soon as the page loads - When the video is buffered completely, or whatever buffer percentage you choose. - Let SmartVideo decide when it's good to start playing. SmartVideo's 'smart buffer' decides the buffer percentage based on your current download speed. - Or just make the YouTube videos to start buffering when the page loads. You can play the video whenever you wish. 3. Along with above buffer strategies, you can opt not to initialize video until you click on it. 4. The buffer strategy can be set for individual YouTube player or as the Global preferences. Just hover your mouse over any YouTube video. 5. Calculates time left before the video starts playing. (Hover the mouse over the YouTube video) 6. Once a video is buffered as desired, notifications (sound and/or desktop notification) can be raised instead of playing the video. 7. SmartVideo can default the video quality or size based on your preference. 8. 'Loop' option on all YouTube videos. 9. Separate preferences for embedded, 'on youtube.com' videos and playlists. 10. Enable/disable 'switching to HD on fullscreen' option. Contact me at: [email protected] or [email protected] All kinds of feedback are welcome. :) Change log (v 0.9927): 1. Fixed issue related to video buffering when paused. Now, it will not break 3D videos. 2. Bugs introduced due to YouTube changes. 3. Now disabling the extension on YouTube editor page. 4. Added donate link on popups. Please donate :). Change log (v 0.9927): 1. Fixed issue related to video buffering when paused. 2. Changed color of donate button. Please donate :). Change log (v 0.9926): 1. Fixed issue related to setting size 2. Removed DomMutation event listener. Using observer now. Change log (v 0.9925): 1. Fixed issue related to YouTube API changes which was causing videos not to buffer. 2. Some other bug fixes Change log (v 0.9924): 1. Fixed issue related to setting up player size. Change log (v 0.9923): 1. Fixed page action issue for loop button. Change log (v 0.9922): 1. Fixed issues related to playlists not moving ahead. 2. HTML5 video quality selection is supported. (Still experimental!) 3. Support for new YouTube UI 4. And as usual bug fixes. Change log (v 0.9921): 1. YouTube changed the video urls. Fixed that. 2. Changed manifest version to 2. 3. HTML Notifications are not supported by chrome anymore. Going back to simple notifications. Change log (v 0.992): (Don't want v1 till HTML5 quality is controlled :) ) 1. Fixed issue with enforcing that videos are loaded even when they are paused. 2. Provided feature to enforce video buffering for embedded videos. Change log (v 0.991): (Don't want v1 till HTML5 quality is controlled :) ) 1. Fixed issues with defaulting qualities. 2. If not needed, avoiding the setting of wmode property on embed. Change log (v 0.99): 1. Fixed the issue with selecting "small" quality. Change log (v 0.98): 1. Fixed the issue where smart buffering was not started when quality is selected.</li> 2. Added better logging. Logging can be enabled if some error is encountered. This would help in better debugging. Change log (v 0.97): 1. Fixed issue with loading of the SmartVideo. 2. Added a new option to force buffer videos on YouTube even when the video is paused. This feature is currently not available for embeded videos. Work in progress on that. On embeded videos if the buffering is stalled, the SmartBuffer will assume that the desired buffering is finished and start the video. 3. Added a new option to turn of annotations. 4. Clicking on desktop notification will take you to the tab where the video is loaded. 5. Now desktop notification also has "preferences" button. 6. Minor bug fixes. Change log (v 0.96): 1. Correcting default preference for playlist overrides. Change log (v 0.95): 1. Support for player resize preference. 2. Bug fixes. Change log (v 0.94): 1. Added support for HTML5 videos (finally :) ). 2. Support for iframe embedded videos. 3. Added a new buffer strategy to stop video initialization unless user clicks on the video. Change log (v 0.93): 1. Localization support. 2. UI for the popup changed. 3. Bug fix. Thanks to Gabriel and many others for providing info on issues and helping me debug it. Note: Quality selection is not available for HTML5 videos. Disclaimer: YouTube is a trademark of Google Inc. Use of this trademark is subject to Google Permissions. This extension is not associated with YouTube or Google Inc in any way.
Latest reviews (2019-10-30) Костя Григорьев: In full screen - darkness. Comments or recommendations aren't visible. В полном экране - тьма. Не видно комментариев и рекомендаций. (2019-10-26) Max Triet: It doesn't work anymore :( (2019-09-25) john doe: I can't click anything when check "control" (2019-09-23) Nicolas SCHMIT: J'adorais et puis maintenant TOUT est masqué, sauf la vidéo (2019-09-15) Mariana Espitia Burgos: Funciona si quieres ver videos en alta calidad sin interrupciones, lo malo es que solo puedes cargar uno y no carga completamente la pagina de Youtube, tambien si quieres colocar otro video no se puede se repite el mismo. (2019-08-27) Raphael Medina: La extension esta provocando que la pagina de youtube no cargue completamente, pero cuando la deshabilito youtube aparece normanmente, solucionen este error. (2019-08-13) Yorlando Villalonga: Me gusta la aplicación, sin embargo la he tenido que desinstalar ya que no me permite ver el menú de escogencia de las demás canciones y a pesar de seleccionar otras canciones, me deja activa la última canción, teniendo que actualizar constantemente. Agradezco puedan verificar esta aplicación ya que me parece muy buena. Gracias (2019-08-08) Jay Tong: Tried this extension, seems like reading these reviews it no longer works nor has been updated. Decided to go with the Buffer First chrome extension instead: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/buffer-first-watch-video/nfmmfalangpoddnbmpggkogocecengab (2019-07-12) Dean Karr: Have been having a problem with Youtube videos either not loading at all; or just playing audio while screen area is black. Turned this extension off, and everything acts normal. Tried turning it on again- no picture. Off- normal. Zero stars. (2019-07-12) russell simien: This app crashed my youtube. I literally had to find which app was hanging my stuff up going thru the process of a ext by ext removal process. Way to go. I get it. Im sure that u didnt intentionally make a super buggy app and actually go thru the process of trying to promote it. At least I hope thts not what happened. At any rate, thts exactly what did happen. 0 % success with ths app right here. Pls go back to the drawing board with ths one fellas (2019-06-22) madjid barça: bien (2019-06-17) mojtaba vahdati: Maybe I'm a bit late here but it doesn't work for me in 2019. I like the idea (I NEED it indeed b/c of my bad internet connection) but bummer, it doesn't work. (2019-06-06) Adi R: I just installed this extension and YouTube is simply broken now. Everything is blanked out. Videos, texts.. This needs to be fixed asap. Removed from Chrome. (2019-05-26) Kenny N Jakobsen: Doesn't work (2019-05-20) Phallic Questionar HD: KENAPA LAYARNYA HITAM DAN LOADING LOADING!!! (2019-05-14) Lucas Almeida: Doesnt Work (2019-05-07) anton reznik: не работает (2019-04-10) Alain Filion: Hello, I'v been using your extension for years and love it. But since recently, it's braking full screen view. When I put the video in full screen, it becomes black with no way to do anything but to hit esc. I hope you'll fix it soon as I like it so much! (2019-03-22) E' un ottima estensione, i video non danno problemi. Purtroppo oscure tutte le anteprime e si limita a far vedere solo il video corrente. Spero risolviate in quanto è davvero uno peccato doverla disinstallare. (2019-03-16) Nguyen Pham: ok (2019-03-14) Jessica Waldron: No longer working. Needs an update. (2019-02-15) ImprovedTube for YouTube: Inactive since 2014! (Only few features still work, with classic Youtube cookie) Does anyone know the developer - how to contact him? We would love to help him update this or merge the project with ImprovedTube! (For now ImprovedTube is the only alternative, that doesn't include ads/tracking, but we do not yet cover all features, that used to work in SmartVideo, such as buffering) (Consider to click "helpful:yes" so this review remains visible longer) Thanks! (2019-02-10) Marcos Ramírez Paricio: Actualmente en Youtube españa, hace que funcione mal, no termine de cargar páginas, sea imposible ver playlists... una lástima, pero desinstalo, completamente inservible (2019-01-28) Per Gradeen: It removes side navigation and prevents fullscreen, it use to work. But not anymore (2019-01-21) Loky Stellaris: doesn't work... Can't watch video with this extension... I get youtube error instead !!

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3.6342 (3,070 votes)
Last update / version
2014-06-03 / 0.9931




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