YouTube Only Video

YouTube Only Video

Have a private moment with your favourite video.

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What is YouTube Only Video?
YouTube Only Video is a Chrome extension that allows you to remove every HTML element from the YouTube page and be alone with the video you're watching. It activates full screen mode and provides different color options for the background. Epilepsy warning for color-changing mode.
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By: jmt
Users: 103 ▲ 7
Version: 2.2.0.0 (Last updated: 2024-05-31)
Creation date: 2020-06-23
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Permissions:
  • scripting
  • storage
  • tabs
Host permissions:
  • https://*.youtube.com/*
Size: 194.56K
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Summary

⚠ Epilepsy warning: This extension contains a mode in which your screen's background color changes its color quickly. A warning message is shown when it is going to be activated. If you're a person who suffers from photosensitive epilepsy, I recommend you to not use this mode. ⚠

Sometimes you just want to remove every HTML element from the YouTube page and be alone with the video you're watching. Indeed, it happens a lot.

The extension is activated when its icon is clicked from a tab where a YouTube video is being played. Once clicked, full screen mode is activated and the current window will only show the YouTube video's frame; a pop-up that contains a color palette will appear too (second screenshot). This provides different ways to select the color for the page's background. Also, It can activate a mode where the color will be set to the video's current predominant one dynamically. These functions are shown in the linked video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUc8nfeJWoU.

This extension doesn't emulate an Ambilight technology. If you're looking for something like this, I recommend you the following extension, that provides really professional and pretty results: YouTube Ambilight, by Wezelkrozum (https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/youtube-ambilight/paponcgjfojgemddooebbgniglhkajkj).

FYI: Extensions are not activated automatically when they are installed. This extension, like many others you have tried probably, starts working on all the corresponding tabs at the right moment it is installed, but this is not the default behaviour. Take in mind that if you install an extension sometime and it doesn't work on the tabs you have already open, you may need to refresh those tabs with F5 key or by clicking on the reload button located in the browser's top left corner.

Code: https://github.com/jmt-chromeextensions/YouTubeOnlyVideo

These tools make the extension work: —jBox, https://stephanwagner.me/jBox/demo/draggable-popup-windows (https://github.com/StephanWagner/jBox) —Spectrum, https://seballot.github.io/spectrum (https://github.com/seballot/spectrum) —Color Thief, https://lokeshdhakar.com/projects/color-thief (https://github.com/lokesh/color-thief)

Safety
Risk impact

YouTube Only Video 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 YouTube Only Video if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

YouTube Only Video has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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