How to Improve YouTube on Chrome

Like other browsers, Google Chrome can be use plug-ins and add-ons to improve or enhance your experience. There are a number of extensions that improve viewing video on YouTube. Here are several.

  • Looper lets you click once to make a video repeat endlessly or until you’ve had enough, whichever comes first.
  • YouTube Feed. If you have a YouTube home page, this extension will notify you when a new video is added.
  • Toggle Comments makes a video open with the comments hidden, but they can be toggled into view of you should want to read them.
  • Fancy Tube does several things such as automatically set the video to HD, block ads and some other fancy stuff.
  • Picture in Picture lets you dock a video in the corner of the screen so you can do other tasks while it runs.
  • Turn Off the Lights makes the surrounding page fade to dark.
  • YouTube Ratings shows you the likes and dislikes bar when you hover over a thumbnail so you can see ratings before you watch.
  • YouTube Options works on YouTube and other video sites (Vimeo, Dailymotion, Metacafe, G4TV, FEARnet, Funny or Die, Hulu, The Escapist,  Dump). With it you can disable ads, change resolution, pre-buffer, download media and more.
  • Music Video Lyrics lets you see the lyrics for videos you are watching.

2 thoughts on “How to Improve YouTube on Chrome

  1. Thanks for sharing this with us! I had never really thought that there was a way to improve you tube, always just accepted it as is. I am visiting your site for the first time, I will have to come back when I have more time.. time for work. Thanks again!

  2. Thanks for sharing the info about the looper extension! I was looking for a way to loop the songs that I am listening to on Youtube and this extension easily solved my problem

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