PIPsy - PIP out your video player!

PIPsy - PIP out your video player!

Easily pop out any video player into a PIP window.

What is PIPsy - PIP out your video player!?
PIPsy - PIP out your video player! is a Chrome extension that enhances your viewing experience by enabling Picture-In-Picture (PIP) mode on video players without direct support. It pushes the bounds of the in-built Chrome 70 PIP functionality to apply it on popular platforms such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. The extension is currently in its nascent stage and encourages users to report bugs through its Github page.
Users: 3,000+
Rating: 3.93 (14)
Version: 1.0.2 (Last updated: 2018-11-29)
Creation date: 2018-11-29
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • activeTab
Size: 14.22K
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Chrome 70 introduced the picture in picture (PIP) mode for HTML5 video players. This extension simply takes the functionality offered by Chrome and brings it to websites that don't support it directly.

Using this extension you can use PIP on on e.g. these sites:

  • Netflix
  • Amazon Prime Video

The extension is in an early stage right now. Please feel free to open bug reports in GitHub's issue tracker (https://github.com/mariuskiessling/pipsy).

Disclaimer: This extension is not affiliated and/or endorsed by any of the sites above and in the screenshots.

User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Open source
  • Works well for making a pop out video frame
  • Hasn't been updated since 2018
  • Lacks certain YouTube controls and features
  • Limited functionality compared to built-in Chrome PIP
Most mentioned
  • Doesn't work on all sites
  • Limited video controls
  • No subtitles
Recent reviews
What's the point of this plugin? The people that like this extension seem to be unaware that there's ALREADY one currently built into chrome that offers some extras. It's worse than chrome/googles. You can at least juggle through video selection in googles/chrome by clicking the extension and you're not required to be on the particular tab you're wanting to view the video/PIP with. Offers zero video control(volume/forward/backward/ETC) outside of play/pause/close/back to tab. Even the sizing is the exact same as chrome. Don't bother.
by Paul Newman Paul Newman, 2022-12-20

This looks like the original pop out video player - picture in picture. Open source too! however hasn't been updated since 2018 so there is some issue about activating on all sites. Works well for making a pop out video frame which stays on top of all browser windows. Resizeable and has pause. Doesn't have , back and forward controls (unlike the many copies on the webstore). No subtitles, none of the other youtube controls like fast forward, rewind, speed etc.
by Nicole Ahmed Nicole Ahmed, 2023-08-15

nie działa
by Haugaherr Belgborinn Haugaherr Belgborinn, 2023-01-11
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Risk impact

PIPsy - PIP out your video player! is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

PIPsy - PIP out your video player! has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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