Playback speed

Playback speed

Control the speed of video playback.

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What is Playback speed?
'Playback Speed' is a Firefox add-on designed to provide users with total control over the speed of their video playback on the browser. With this tool, you can accelerate or slow down your videos as per your preference. This is particularly useful for educational videos or fast-paced content. Enhance your viewing experience with the 'Playback speed' extension.
Merlin
Stats
By: WaldiPL
Rating: 4.93 (58)
Version: 1.4.4 (Last updated: 2021-11-07)
Creation date: 2017-03-20
Weekly download count: 176
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • tabs
  • activeTab
  • storage
  • <all_urls>
Size: 63.40K
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Merlin
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Pros
  • Works for every online video and audio playback, not just YouTube
  • Completely customizable with shortcuts and custom UI
  • Ability to affect shorts and works with 3rd party and weird online players
  • Can completely customize the menu, and add a button for any particular speed
Cons
  • Missing buttons for forward and backward (video next and previous)
  • Lacks auto-apply feature for default speed setting
  • Needs permission to 'Access your data for all websites'
  • Does not remember the speed setting after pausing and resuming
Most mentioned
  • Customizability
  • Works across different sites, including YouTube, Netflix, and other players
  • Lack of auto-apply feature
  • Extension needs permission to access all website data
  • Ability to add buttons for specific speeds
Recent reviews
by SMRR, 2024-02-01
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Safety
Risk impact

Playback speed 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 Playback speed if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Playback speed has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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