Video Speed Controller
Speed up, slow down, advance and rewind HTML5 audio/video with shortcuts
Video Speed Controller is a featured Chrome extension by igrigorik. It has 2,000,000+ weekly active users and an average rating of 4.61. Video Speed Controller is similar to Video Speed and Video Speed Changer. The latest version is 0.7.1 and was updated a year ago. Video Speed Controller is only available in English. Within Chrome Web Store, its overall ranking is #123.
HTML5 video provides native APIs to accelerate playback of any video, but most implemented players either hide or limit this functionality. This extension fixes that, plus more... It will help you optimize your video viewing by allowing you to make quick playback speed adjustments, as well as rewind the video to hear the last few second one more time. We don't read at a constant speed, and we talk much slower than we read - there is no reason why we have to listen at a constant speed and at a (very) slow rate. Once the extension is installed simply navigate to any page that offers HTML5 video, and you'll see a speed indicator in top left corner of the video player. Hover over the indicator to reveal the controls to accelerate, slowdown, or rewind the video (10 seconds + lowers playback speed). Or, even better, use your keyboard: