Yet another autoplay blocker

Yet another autoplay blocker

Pause videos until you click on them.

Yet another autoplay blocker
What is Yet another autoplay blocker?
"Yet Another Autoplay Blocker" is a simple but effective Chrome extension that pauses videos on any webpage until the user decides to play them. It is designed to block the autoplay feature often found in online videos, hence providing users with more control over their browsing experience. Offering a no-nonsense approach, this extension has no additional options to fiddle with - it simply does its job in the background, ensuring a user-centric video playback experience.
Users: 959 ▼ -5
Rating: 3.88 (26)
Version: 0.0.3 (Last updated: 2018-10-01)
Creation date: 2018-09-30
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Size: 6.95K
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Block autoplay in videos. No options.

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  • Blocks autoplay for many sites
  • Works well for YouTube and Facebook
  • Helps save bandwidth for users with data caps
  • Simple and effective
  • Effective for some newspaper sites
  • Does not work for all websites
  • May cause stuttering on certain sites like Twitter
  • Not effective for all video ads
  • May not work consistently, especially after page refresh
Most mentioned
  • Works for YouTube
  • Blocks autoplay for newspaper sites
  • May cause stuttering on Twitter
  • Does not work for all websites
  • Effective for Facebook
Recent reviews
Finally! This is the sixth one I've tried and it's been the only one that works. For reference, I'm using Chrome Version 126.0.6478.127 on a Windows 11 run bespoke PC.
by skitzafritz jones skitzafritz jones, 2024-07-07

does not always work... works when i open a new youtube video does not work when i refresh the page 4 some reason
by Hosty Hosty, 2020-03-05

Given this extension hasn't been updated and is still basically an alpha version, it works really well to stop videos autoplaying. Its biggest problem is that on X (fka Twitter) it makes those videos stutter badly when you do try to play them. I have to turn off YAAB for X videos. Works fine in Arc for macOS.
by Knots Untied Knots Untied, 2023-11-03
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Risk impact

Yet another autoplay blocker is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Yet another autoplay blocker has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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