Windowed - floating Youtube/every website

Windowed - floating Youtube/every website

Changes fullscreen buttons to go into a popup. Works for every website that uses fullscreen, including Youtube, Vimeo, Netflix

What is Windowed - floating Youtube/every website?
The 'Windowed - floating Youtube/every website' is a versatile Chrome extension that modifies fullscreen options to pop up in a new window, enabling seamless multitasking. Supported websites include Youtube, Netflix, Twitch, Vimeo and more. Also, this extension lets you watch in Picture-in-Picture mode ensuring the same website controls. The functionality can be customized for individual websites by managing 'Read sites data' permission. The extension is open-source promising no unwanted data interference.
Users: 50,000+
Version: 28 (Last updated: 2021-01-01)
Creation date: 2019-09-18
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • storage
  • tabs
  • <all_urls>
Size: 51.84K
URLs: Website
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Changes fullscreen buttons so they will put a window around the fullscreen app. This allows you to put a Youtube video about a subject next to the paper you are writing or watch a show on Netflix while chatting. This extension will not reload the video you are watching, nor use some custom controls: it puts the website in its own fullscreen mode. Now also supports Picture-in-Picture mode when fullscreening a video, but this takes away the websites video controls.

This extension requires "Read sites data" permission to function, but you can right-click the extension icon, click "This Can Read and Change Site Data" and enable it only for websites that you are comfortable with. Also the source is open, so you can read that no data is actually read or changed by this extension :)

It will present you with a small menu when you click fullscreen, so you can choose to go fullscreen or windowed.

Some of the website confirmed to work:

  • Youtube
  • Netflix
  • Twitch
  • Vimeo
  • NFL Gamepass
  • Facebook
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User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Allows for viewing videos in 'fill window' rather than full screen
  • Great for ultrawide monitors
  • Adds critical feature for folks with ultrawide monitors
  • Unable to toggle 'always on top' for the floating window
  • Issues with certain websites such as
  • Requires access to browser history, which may be a privacy concern
Most mentioned
  • Works well
  • Allows for viewing videos in 'fill window' rather than full screen
  • Great for ultrawide monitors
Recent reviews
This extension is really awesome, especially for ultra-wide monitors. However there is no way to unscreen the video and return to the page which hosted the video you're watching. I end up having to close the whole window every time.
by Chris Burke Chris Burke, 2024-04-17

잘 작동하는 익스텐션입니다. 다만 단축키가 하드코딩 되어있어 별도로 지정할 수 없습니다. 이와 관련한 옵션을 제공하지 않는 것은 아쉽습니다.
by 홍길줌 홍길줌, 2024-04-13

Great for super ultrawide monitors
by C C, 2024-04-10
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Risk impact

Windowed - floating Youtube/every website 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 Windowed - floating Youtube/every website if you trust the publisher.

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