Search in subtitles on YouTube

Search in subtitles on YouTube

Search the subtitles of YouTube videos and jump to the moment they are shown. It is like Ctrl+F, but for subtitles.

What is Search in subtitles on YouTube?
Search in subtitles on YouTube is a Firefox add-on that allows you to search for words or phrases in the subtitles of YouTube videos. With hotkey support and autocomplete suggestions, you can quickly locate the content you're looking for. It is free, open source, and lightweight.
Stats
Users: 239 ▼ -1
Rating: 4.73 (11)
Version: 1.0.5 (Last updated: 2021-12-18)
Creation date: 2021-02-20
Weekly download count: 12
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • *://*.youtube.com/*
Size: 5.55M
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Summary

This extension gives you the ability to search for words or phrases in the subtitles of YouTube videos. Save time by skipping to the content you're looking for.

★ Features

  • Works on all videos that have subtitles (any language)
  • Hotkey support (Press Ctrl+Shift+F to open the search window)
  • One-click install
  • Free and Open Source
  • Autocomplete suggestions that help you locate content faster
  • Ultra-fast and very lightweight

After installing, please reload all YouTube tabs for the extension to take effect.

The hotkey for showing / hiding the search window can be configured in the preferences of the add-on. It is Ctrl+Shift+F by default.

The code of the add-on is on Github:

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User reviews
by Sin Jeong-hun, 2024-03-16

by Sin Jeong-hun, 2024-03-16

Finds only the first terms of the search
by giuok, 2024-01-08
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Safety
Risk impact

Search in subtitles on YouTube 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

Search in subtitles on YouTube has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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