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YouTube Audio Filtering

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Description from extension meta

Filter out swearwords you hear on YouTube videos based on your own preferences!

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Description from store YAF mutes swearwords on YouTube videos. Choose which words you don't want to hear and let YAF take care of the rest! How YAF works: - YAF uses the closed caption files attached to YouTube videos to find swearwords and their timings. - YAF will mute the video when the words you have selected show up in the caption files. - YAF is only as good as the caption files for each video. If the caption timings are off, then YAF may not perform well. - If there are no caption files attached to the video, YAF will be unavailable for that video until captions are added. - YAF only works on youtube.com videos.

Latest reviews

  • (2023-03-03) William Strong: Doesn't work
  • (2022-05-10) Erik Malkavian: GREAT IDEA but it doesn't work. Made sure the filtered words were appearing in the Closed Captioning and no audio was muted.
  • (2022-01-29) PlayzX: it didnt work
  • (2019-11-16) Милана Шульгина: The app won't work. I've installed the extension and it's turned on in Chrome browser settings.I use thе youtube.com site as shown in your instructions,but when I click on the YAF icon in the top-right corner of the Chrome window there's no Menu item such as "My Filtered Words". Maybe you could deal up with that problem so that I'd change my rate,in addition I consider this app awesome if it really works...
  • (2017-04-17) Thomas Meservy: Thanks NextGen! Great tool.
  • (2017-04-12) Rebecca H: This is such a great extension. Now I can watch all of my favorite youtube videos, and I don't have to listen to words I don't want to hear!
  • (2017-04-11) Shad O'Brien: This is good

Latest issues

  • (2021-04-23, v:1.4) Ryan Slingerland: Doesn't work as of April
    Ever since youtube put out a new update in which closed captions wouldn't read profanity this extension stopped working, a work around would be to add [ __ ] this to your filtered words. Unfortunately the extension won't allow this as a valid word. I know that this filter hasn't been updated in a while but adding this [ __ ] so that users can filter the actual swear words would be much appreciated!
  • (2021-01-26, v:1.4) Elijah Pelikan: filter this [_]
    this will make it work with modern YouTube
  • (2018-11-04, v:1.3) Samuel C: Does not work at all
    When I go to a video with swearing, the extension just does nothing. It's just grayed out. When I click the options button, I just get a blank page.
  • (2018-09-20, v:1.3) RealTony123: Broken
    theres no thing to show what to block out
  • (2018-08-23, v:1.3) Not filtering swearing
    This is a wonderful concept, but after multiple tries I am still having no success with the extension. It isn't filtering on any videos, and I am not getting the "menu" you talk about that is supposed to appear just below the video. I hope you investigate and solve the problem. Thanks.


757 history
3.6 (12 votes)
Last update / version
2019-03-01 / 1.4
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