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Auto Tab Mute

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Automatically mutes background tabs

Image from store Auto Tab Mute
Description from store Extension to automatically mute background tabs if the current tab is playing audio. This allows for fast switching between different audio playing tabs without manually muting and unmuting. This extension can be toggled on/off by a button added to the browser interface or by a keyboard shortcut (Alt-Shift-U by default). Update - Version 2.0: - Added popup upon clicking the tray icon to allow controlling the extensions behaviour - Added ability to select muting strategy, with "Active tab" being equivalent to the behaviour of the original extension and "Whitelist" allowing you to select which tabs should be allowed to play audio by selecting the check boxes next to the title of the tab in the popup - The behaviour should be the same as before if the "Active tab" strategy is selected, only difference is an extra click to enable/disable the extension since the tray icon now shows the popup on click - Please contact me at the listed email address if any desired behaviour has been changed or if you have suggestions for other muting strategies to be implemented Version 2.1: - Added workaround for chromium issue 1213925 which prevents fetching tab info when clicking on a new tab Source available at: bitbucket.org/david-welsh/autotabmute

Latest reviews

  • (2021-05-26) Banya Rola: I have used this for years and no problems until a few days ago and it stopped working and it only works if I select the closed tab from the new chrome search tab feature and select the tab from there... Anyway, it just isn't working properly like it did .. Thanks Banyarola
  • (2021-03-26) Julien Robinson: doesnt even work.
  • (2021-02-03) Aadithya Rao: i was wondering if you could have a blacklist option too, would be really helpful. otherwise amazing extention
  • (2017-04-10) pepper: 很好用 Awesome. A suggestion: When I playing a music in background, then a foreground tab plays a few second of sound, after the short sound I want the background music automaticly back to playing. is that possible? sorry for my poor english.
  • (2017-01-08) Mike D: Works great, no lag, does exactly what you expect it to do.


774 history
4.3 (12 votes)
Last update / version
2021-06-02 / 2.1
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