Stop Autoplay for Youtube™

Stop Autoplay for Youtube™

Eases your YouTube™ experience through stopping the autoplay. This version doesn't automatically start Videos.

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What is Stop Autoplay for Youtube™?

'Stop Autoplay for Youtube™' is a Chrome extension designed to enhance your YouTube browsing experience. It stops videos from automatically playing, especially when you open several videos at once. This feature reduces unwanted noise and distractions while providing an optimized YouTube experience. However, it does not stop autoplay when you're using the same tab, making it less bothersome while watching multiple videos consecutively. Please note, it doesn't work on playlists as YouTube already provides an option to disable auto-play for the next videos.

This extension was removed from Chrome Web Store on 2023-12-01
Users: 10,488
Rating: 2.77 (242)
Version: 4.1.0 (Last updated: 2017-12-26)
Creation date: 2017-12-26
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: High risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Size: 12.87K
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Not available on Firefox
Not available on Edge

If you have ever opened a bunch of videos in the background, you will know how annoying it is when they all start playing automatically.

With this extension you will never have to worry about videos auto playing in the background. Plus, they will auto buffer, so no annoying load-spinner.

Note: This does not work with playlists, as YouTube™ itself offers an option to disable auto playing the next video for those!

Difference to "Stop Autoplay for Youtube™ Extended": This extension here does not play videos automatically. However, it doesn't stop auto play when you have the tab in foreground (so it doesn't annoy when watching a few videos in a row).

Changes: Fixes not stopping on Channel pages and prevents stopping the video when the internet connection is slow

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  • Blocks Youtube videos from automatically playing
  • Easy to use and does not require complex configuration
  • Useful for those who want to save data and avoid sudden playback of videos
  • Does not always work, some videos still auto-play
  • Issues blocking videos when ads are loading
  • Does not work properly on Mozilla Firefox
Most mentioned
  • Stops Youtube autoplay
  • Issues with performance consistency
  • Problems with ad-loaded video playback
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Risk impact

Stop Autoplay for Youtube™ may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Stop Autoplay for Youtube™ may not be trust-worthy. Avoid installing if possible unless you really trust this publisher.

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