Video Scrubber for Instagram

Video Scrubber for Instagram

Displays player controls for video content on Instagram

What is Video Scrubber for Instagram?
Video Scrubber for Instagram is a Chrome extension designed to enhance the user's video experience on Instagram. It offers controls for play/pause, fast-forward/backward, volume adjustments, playback rates, and lets you play videos in pop-out windows. Also, it remembers your last video volume level and automatically sets it for the forthcoming videos. Updated in October 2022, this extension adds convenience and improved functionality to your Instagram video watching experience.
Users: 6,000+
Rating: 4.27 (55)
Version: 5.0.1 (Last updated: 2023-07-06)
Creation date: 2020-05-27
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
  • storage
Host permissions:
  • https://**
Size: 262.14K
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Video Scrubber for Instagram
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Video Scrubber for Instagram adds video controls to your videos on Instagram. There's an optional page-level progress indicator that's rull cute. It's salmon.

Bonus Features:

  • Keyboard shortcuts to:
    • Play/pause
    • Jump forward/back 5s
    • Increase/decrease the volume of videos
    • Change the playback rate from: .25x - 2x
    • Play videos in pop-out windows.
  • Remember and automatically set your last video volume level.

It does all these things because it cares about you as as person. About your well-being.

Updated: October 2022

User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Useful for rewinding and adjusting sound level
  • Works well for analyzing dance videos on Instagram
  • Can view Instagram videos in full screen on PC
  • Buggy and unreliable
  • Controls not always visible
  • Volume level issues
Most mentioned
  • Doesn't work
  • Volume level
  • Rewind function
  • Controls visibility
Recent reviews
hard to use. disables original volume icon. only shows controls when you put mouse over exactly the right area. scrubber is a very short slider.
by Joey Fisher Joey Fisher, 2023-09-14

Doesnt work, very buggy
by TNS TNS, 2023-05-20

Rewinding the video causes it to re-mute on playback, even after unmuting.
by Matthew Edmundson Matthew Edmundson, 2023-04-25
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Risk impact

Video Scrubber for Instagram is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Video Scrubber for Instagram if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Video Scrubber for Instagram has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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