Better Netflix

Better Netflix

"Better Netflix" adds the following features to Netflix: - Ultrawide display support (21:9 aspect ratio) - Zoom in and out of the video - Show the elapsed time of the video - Disable mouse movement - Statistics

Better Netflix
What is Better Netflix?
Better Netflix
Merlin
Stats
Rating: 4.22 (58)
Version: 1.9.3 (Last updated: 2024-05-12)
Creation date: 2018-03-25
Weekly download count: 95
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • storage
Size: 21.06K
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Better Netflix
Better Netflix (v1.9.3)
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Summary

"Better Netflix" adds the following features to Netflix:

  • Ultrawide display support (21:9 aspect ratio) [To 21:9: '.', to 16:9: ',']
  • Zoom in and out of the video [Zoom in: '+', zoom out: '-']
  • Show the elapsed time of the video
  • Disable mouse movement [Disable: 'd', enable: 'e' or 'Esc']
  • Statistics [Toggle: 'q']
  • Use the mouse wheel to change the volume
  • Button to pick a random video of the Netflix list
  • Buttons to search for movies or series on IMDb
  • Toggle english subtitles [Toggle: 'v'] (Currently only for english or german Netflix. The language for your Netflix profile can be configured at the "Manage Profiles"-page)
  • Automatically skip intros
  • Set tab title to title of currently playing video
"Better Netflix" provides the keyboard shortcuts specified in [ ]-brackets of the list above. Use the h button on a video page to show a help message with available keyboard shortcuts.

"Better Netflix" does not collect your data and is completely free and open source. Source code: https://gitlab.com/konstantin-mueller/better-netflix

If you would like to support the development of this extension: https://paypal.me/betternetflix

User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Useful addon with functions like volume control with mouse scroll
  • Developer provides excellent support and actively fixes issues
  • Zoom and bitrate control features are appreciated by users
  • Has the ability to force highest video bitrate
Cons
  • The IMDb button/linking functionality is reported to be broken
  • Zooming issues, particularly with automatically zooming in and not being able to revert back to the original size
  • Interface/UI problems when Netflix updates, affecting functionality
  • Inconsistency in performance; sometimes it doesn’t work or doesn't show up
  • Some users report that changing the bitrate has no effect
Most mentioned
  • Zoom functionality and issues
  • Developer responsiveness and support
  • Bitrate adjustment/control
  • Inconsistency in performance or functionality not always working
  • Desire for similar functionality on other streaming platforms like Amazon Prime
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Safety
Risk impact

Better Netflix may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Better Netflix is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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