Picture in Picture Button

Picture in Picture Button

Universal Picture in Picture button/shortcut for Chrome.

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What is Picture in Picture Button?

Picture in Picture Button is a versatile extension designed for Chrome, which empowers you with a universal PiP (Picture in Picture) button and keyboard shortcut, compatible with any webpage featuring a video element. Notably, the PiP element will automatically close in fullscreen mode. The extension is compliant with the Picture in Picture Web API launched by Google in 2018.

Merlin
Stats
Rating: 5.00 (3)
Version: 1.0 (Last updated: 2020-09-21)
Creation date: 2020-09-21
Risk impact: Very low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • activeTab
Size: 17.82K
Email: Click to see
URLs: Website
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Other platforms

Not available on Firefox
Not available on Edge
Merlin
Summary

This extension adds a universal Picture in Picture button and keyboard shortcut to Chrome, powered by the Picture in Picture Web API introduced by Google in 2018.

Features:

  • keyboard shortcut
  • PiP element automatically closes on fullscreen
  • works on any webpage with a video element*

The keyboard shortcut is Alt + P (⌥ + P on macOS) by default, just like in the original Picture in Picture extension by Google. You can change it to your liking or disable it altogether by going to chrome://extensions/shortcuts. You can also toggle Picture in Picture by clicking on the extension icon.

*Limitations:

  • doesn't work on extension pages such as Alternative Player for Twitch.tv
  • doesn't work on video elements in inline frames such as VRV

It the extension doesn't seem to work as intended, feel free to start an issue at the GitHub below.

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User reviews
Esta bueno, funciona en discord (web), en youtube y en basicamente todo lo q tenga un contenido de video (incluso videollamadas, aunque a veces en esta se traba).
by Karla Joya Karla Joya, 2022-09-25
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Safety
Risk impact

Picture in Picture Button is safe to use. It does not request any sensitive permissions.

Risk likelihood

Picture in Picture Button has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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