Pause other audio and video sources if audio is playing on active tab with automatic resume

Users: 93 ▼ -3
Rating: 5.00 (3)
Version: 2.8.4 (Last updated: 2024-02-01)
Creation date: 2023-09-02
Risk impact: Very low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
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  • scripting
  • idle
Size: 23.28K
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Browser extension to pause other audio and video sources if audio is playing on the active tab with automatic resume, fast forward and media controls.


  • Automatic pause (per tab or new media)
  • Optional automatic resume
  • Global Fast forward
  • ShadowDOM support
  • Mark tab for automatic resume
  • Custom media controls for play, pause, next, previous
  • Shortcut to mark a tab as ignored
  • Shortcut to rewind media in 30 second increments
  • Pause media when muted and not visible
  • Option to mute a tab when media is paused (Allows media switching without tab change using the unmute button)
  • Ignore other tabs
  • Mark window for autopause usage
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User reviews
Once it's setup it works GREAT!
by Alex Tjoen Tak Seu Alex Tjoen Tak Seu, 2024-04-21

by Владимир Владимир, 2024-01-31

I can now easily pause my video lessons, listen to lo-fi music, and seamlessly resume the lesson without any background music. This extension is fantastic!
by GabryLo13 GabryLo13, 2023-11-19
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Risk impact

AutoPause is safe to use. It does not request any sensitive permissions.

Risk likelihood

AutoPause is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this extension.

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