Video Maximizer

Video Maximizer

Remove visual clutter and maximizes videos for easy viewing, including full-page theater mode on most sites.

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What is Video Maximizer?
"Video Maximizer" is a Chrome extension for an immersive video experience. It enables videos to play in full-browser-window mode, eliminating distractions by removing navigation bars and other UI elements on most sites. It is perfect for undistracted viewing, especially for ultrawide monitors. It offers control over playback speed and features a dark-themed theater mode.
Users: 10,000+
Rating: 4.77 (158)
Version: 3.0.115 (Last updated: 2023-11-13)
Creation date: 2013-12-18
Risk impact: Very low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
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Size: 567.30K
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WHAT IT DOES: Universal Video Maximizer is a free and open source Chrome extension that allows users to watch videos in full-browser-window mode on most websites, without the extension requiring full permissions to every site. It also has a "theater mode" that removes the navigation bar and other UI elements for a undistracted viewing experience.

✔ Working great since 2013 ✔ Dark themed theater mode ✔ Secure and private! ✔ Great for ultrawide monitors ✔ Free and open source ✔ Control playback speed on most sites (Prime, HBO, Apple, etc)

This extension is FREE and done as a hobby.

Fully commented open-source code for transparency:

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User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Works well on various websites
  • Easy to use
  • Provides crisp image quality
  • Maintained actively by developer
  • Great for ultrawide monitors
  • Doesn't work well with some other extensions
  • No significant benefit compared to regular fullscreen mode on YouTube
Most mentioned
  • Works well on various websites
  • Easy to use
  • Great for ultrawide monitors
  • Crisp image quality
Recent reviews
I would say 5 stars except it cant play the next video in a playlist on youtube, you have to manually exit it, and click the next video, then re-enter max size. It'd be nice if it automatically went to next video and entered full screen again. Maximize video does this, except it doesnt work on this pc.
by Switcha Roo Switcha Roo, 2024-05-05

just works
by Niklas Baedorf Niklas Baedorf, 2024-04-25

Thanks a lot
by khalid (kokhalid) khalid (kokhalid), 2021-12-19
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Risk impact

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

Risk likelihood

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

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