YouTube Full Windowed
This extension enables the ability to toggle a full windowed mode for any YouTube video (excluding embedded ones).
What is YouTube Full Windowed?
'YouTube Full Windowed' is a unique Chrome extension designed to enhance your YouTube watching experience. It offers a full windowed mode, creating a perfect balance between the standard YouTube video sizes and full screen. Please note, this extension is built around the new YouTube layout and might not work well with the old layout. Though it's not currently maintained, the source code is available for anyone willing to continue its development.
=== Update 10/03/2019 === This extension is no longer maintained as I have decided to switch from Google Chrome to Mozilla Firefox. Should anyone want to continue the development of the extension, the full source code is available on my GitHub and will remain there. Click on the 'Website' link to find it.
Sorry for any inconvenience and thank you for using the extension thus far!
=== Description === Sometimes you find yourself wanting a middle ground between the default YouTube video sizes and fullscreen — This extension offers just that. It adds a button within the YouTube player itself (and in the browser toolbar) that allows you to toggle a full windowed mode for your videos.
Disclaimer! This extension was built around the new YouTube layout (https://www.youtube.com/new) and does not promise full functionality on the previous layout.
=== Changelog ===
Improved initial load detection, fixed an issue with the Chrome extension icon not working properly and made sure the up-next functionality works as intended upon finishing a video.
User reviews summary
- Easy to use
- Provides full window option for YouTube
- Performs as expected
- Clean and simple design
- Loses ability to scroll
- No custom key option
- Can cause lag
- Ease of use
- Full window functionality
- Lack of scrolling
YouTube Full Windowed may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.
YouTube Full Windowed has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.
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