h264ify h264ify

Makes YouTube stream H.264 videos instead of VP8/VP9 videos

h264ify is a featured Chrome extension by erkserkserks. It has 1,000,000+ weekly active users and an average rating of 4.56. h264ify is similar to enhanced-h264ify and YouTube Auto HD + FPS. The latest version is 1.1.0 and was updated 3 years ago. h264ify is available in English and 1 other languages. Within Chrome Web Store, its overall ranking is #227.

Summary
Try h264ify if YouTube videos stutter, take up too much CPU, eat battery life, or make your laptop hot.

By default, YouTube streams VP8/VP9 encoded video. However, this can cause problems with less powerful machines because VP8/VP9 is not typically hardware accelerated.

In contrast, H.264 is commonly hardware accelerated by GPUs, which usually means smoother video playback and reduced CPU usage. h264ify makes YouTube stream H.264 videos instead of VP8/VP9 videos.
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User reviews
Very useful. GPU assist to CPU to play the videos at 60fps. It is limited to 1080p, but extremely useful for older CPUs. 5/5
Don't do it Don't do it
Thank you.
Naku Naku
강제로 1080p로 만든다. 쓰레기, 삭제 ㄱㄱ
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