Disable HTML5 Autoplay

Disable HTML5 Autoplay

Disable autoplay and preloading of HTML5 video and audio players.

Disable HTML5 Autoplay
What is Disable HTML5 Autoplay?
Disable HTML5 Autoplay is a Firefox extension designed to enhance your browsing experience by giving you control over media playback. This add-on prevents HTML5 audio and video content from automatically playing and preloading when you visit a webpage. It's an efficient tool for users who want to minimize distractions, reduce data usage, and increase loading speed on sites with multimedia content.
Users: 9,373 ▲ 86
Rating: 3.17 (296)
Version: 2018.10.4resigned1 (Last updated: 2024-04-25)
Creation date: 2016-10-24
Weekly download count: 115
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • tabs
  • storage
Size: 19.60K
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User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Firefox Browser Add-ons does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Blocks autoplay on sites
  • Allows for exceptions on preferred sites
  • Easy to use
  • Randomly stops working
  • Does not work on YouTube autoplay
  • Issues with certain websites
Most mentioned
  • Not working in Firefox
  • Issues with Cloudflare Turnstile Captcha
  • Doesn't work for pixiv
  • No update since 5 years
Recent reviews
Needs option to prevent even loading the video without my okay (and the "okay" should be something difficult to accidentally trigger on the phone screen). Currently still allows sites to waste my data by pre-buffering a video I have no intention of watching.
by Noneo Yerbizniz, 2024-05-08

In Ff 25.0.3 (64 bit) is working fine.Thankyou
by algi, 2024-05-03

it doesn't work for pixiv
by Renega, 2024-03-11
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Risk impact

Disable HTML5 Autoplay 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 add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Disable HTML5 Autoplay if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Disable HTML5 Autoplay is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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