When Youtube chat is too fast

  • ytcFilter
  • ytcFilter
What is ytcFilter?
"ytcFilter" is a chrome extension that captures messages from Youtube chat based on filter rules. It provides preset filters for various cases like English tagged messages, messages with Japanese or alphanumeric characters, or messages from staff. For more advanced usage, it allows filters based on nickname, moderated text, the channel owner's messages, membership status, verified users, super chat, and even regular expressions. It works perfectly with standard Youtube chat and even in embedded chat in 3rd party websites, or Youtube popout chat. The extension also integrates Youtube's block/report buttons to fight spamming. Plus, it archives all messages for later reference.
Users: 10,000+
Rating: 4.28 (57)
Version: 2.2.1 (Last updated: 2024-04-07)
Creation date: 2020-08-20
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
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Size: 1.47M
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Capture messages from Youtube chat based on filter rules. It comes with preset in order to filter:

  • English tagged messages
  • Messages with Japanese characters
  • Messages with alphanumeric characters
  • Messages from staff

For more customization, It supports the following filters:

  • nickname
  • message including text
  • moderator
  • channel owner
  • membership
  • verified user
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User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Useful for filtering live chat
  • Allows customization and presets
  • Helps improve user experience on YouTube and Twitch
  • Open-source
  • Issues with loading and saving filters
  • Instability after updates
  • Potential compatibility issues with other extensions
  • Permission and history concerns
Most mentioned
  • Issues with loading and saving filters
  • Compatibility with other extensions
  • Permission and history concerns
Recent reviews
A useful extension. Started getting random out of memory errors today, they went away as soon as I turned off the ytcfilter. Waiting for the fix.
by BarsX7 BarsX7, 2024-04-19

Sometimes it does not catch the translation from the chat. You have to add the same filter more than once and only then it works.
by Daniel J Daniel J, 2020-12-08

I like how the screenshot is eldritch goddess
by ArgusRho ArgusRho, 2020-11-28
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Risk impact

ytcFilter is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

ytcFilter has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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