Youtube Prime

Youtube Prime

Removing the friction with using Youtube as a music player.

Youtube Prime
What is Youtube Prime?
Youtube Prime is a Chrome extension that removes the friction with using Youtube as a music player. It provides shortcuts to control playback, search, and switch between tabs, enhancing the Youtube experience as a music player.
Stats
Users: 267 ▲ 9
Rating: 4.33 (3)
Version: 1.1 (Last updated: 2016-05-07)
Creation date: 2016-05-07
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • tabs
  • storage
  • https://*.youtube.com/watch*
Size: 27.81K
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Summary

Do you use Youtube as a music player? If so, then Youtube Prime is just for you. It doesn't do much, but it does it well: providing shortcuts to your Youtube tab.

In a nutshell, the experience will be as follows: 1- A Youtube tab is created and pinned. If you already have one there, Youtube Prime will use that one. 2- That's it! You can now use the shortcuts from any other Chrome tab.

Shortcuts: 1- ALT + P: Play/pause video 2- ALT + S: Search. Switch to Youtube tab and select search bar 3- ALT + L: Leap between player tab and last navigated tab 4- ALT + A: Turn on/off the extension's features.

  • On Linux and Mac, you might have to set the shortcuts yourself. Open a new tab, navigate to chrome://extensions/configureCommands, and set the shortcut keys under the Youtube Prime extension.

Youtube Prime is open-source! See the code: https://github.com/plafer/YoutubePrime

User reviews
Wow. Just wow.
by Alex Sepkowski Alex Sepkowski, 2016-05-05
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Safety
Risk impact

Youtube Prime is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Youtube Prime if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Youtube Prime has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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