Reddit Enhancements Lite (RELite)

Reddit Enhancements Lite (RELite)

View/scroll reddit without killing your browser.

What is Reddit Enhancements Lite (RELite)?
Reddit Enhancements Lite (RELite) is a Chrome extension that allows users to seamlessly interact with various media content on Reddit. It offers inline viewing of images, gifs, YouTube videos, and Imgur albums and supports viewing of Reddit static and hosted images. It also facilitates the resizing of these media contents for ease of use. Significantly, RELite uses remarkably less CPU/memory, making it a better alternative to Reddit Enhancement Suite. It emphasizes user privacy, avoiding outbound link tracking, and only requires minimal permissions.
By: RELite
Users: 1,000+
Rating: 4.30 (23)
Version: 1.11 (Last updated: 2016-08-05)
Creation date: 2016-08-05
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
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  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • storage
Size: 64.15K
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I only used to use Reddit Enhancement Suite to infinitely scroll reddit, resize images, and view inline gifs/videos/imgur albums, etc.

RES used to be great. Now, I find that I have problems with Reddit Enhancement Suite using a high amount of CPU/memory, and craps out after about 3 pages of loaded content. So I made RELite. Think of it as an alternative to Reddit Enhancement Suite (though in no way affiliated with it) that uses a hell of a lot less CPU/memory.

From benchmarking with 1000 items loaded, RELite used 43.6% less memory, and 34.1% less CPU than RES.

This extension does the following:

View images in-line
View gifs in-line
View YouTube videos in-line
View Imgur albums in-line
View reddit static/reddit images/reddit hosted images in-line (at the time of writing not supported by RES)
Use far less memory/CPU than Reddit Enhancement Suite
Resize all images/videos/gifs
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User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Light and fast
  • Good for devices with lower specs
  • Great inline displaying of media
  • Exact solution some users are looking for
  • No infinite scroll
  • No dark mode
  • Not as good as RES
Most mentioned
  • Infinite scroll
  • Comparison with RES
  • Lightness and speed of the extension
Recent reviews
Doesn't seem to work. Maybe reddit changed things?
by no no, 2020-11-03

Good for the guys with bad pc or ur school cant afford a better pc
by BonkPlus BonkPlus, 2019-01-11

It's pretty cool and light. Just wish it had infinity scroll and dark mode.
by A Google user, 2017-09-20
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Risk impact

Reddit Enhancements Lite (RELite) 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 Reddit Enhancements Lite (RELite) if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Reddit Enhancements Lite (RELite) has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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