Enhanced Floating Video Player (PIP)
A simple floating video player using Picture-In-Picture with direct integrations to YouTube, Twitch, Netflix, and more!
What is Enhanced Floating Video Player (PIP)?
The 'Enhanced Floating Video Player (PIP)' is a Chrome extension that takes advantage of Chromium's Picture-In-Picture feature allowing videos to be watched on top of other desktop windows. This feature enhances multitasking, especially when watching tutorials, livestreams, movies while working on something else. The extension has direct integrations for YouTube, Netflix, and Twitch, with the future plan of including more sites. The application might not work properly with Chrome versions 70 or below.
Picture-In-Picture is a Chromium feature, which allows to drag your video over other desktop windows, allowing you full flexibility and productivity.
Very helpful for people with one monitor, or if you need to do something while watching a tutorial, livestreams, movies, etc.
There are 2 ways:
First way: On YouTube, Netflix and Twitch, there will be a "PIP" button in the media player bar when hovering on it. This button will allow you to watch content on top of other windows.
Second way: Simply click on the extension icon at the top right of your browser. It will by default select the first available video on your current page.
User reviews summary
- Works well
- Simple to use
- Same as chrome built-in player
- No controls for volume, forward, backward
- Works only on some popular video sites
- Doesn't go to the top of the page when returning to the tab
- Similarity to chrome's built-in player
- Lack of video controls
- Effective functionality
Enhanced Floating Video Player (PIP) may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.
Enhanced Floating Video Player (PIP) has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.
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