Turn Off the Lights for Firefox

Turn Off the Lights for Firefox

The entire page will be fading to dark, so you can watch the videos as if you were in the cinema. Works for YouTube and Beyond. Dark mode for all websites. It works for all known video sites such as YouTube, Vimeo, Twitch, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc.

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What is Turn Off the Lights for Firefox?

'Turn Off the Lights for Firefox' is a lightweight add-on that transforms your browser into a movie theater. With one click, the entire page fades to dark, focusing on the video content. It's compatible with multiple video sites including YouTube, Vimeo, Twitch, and more. It also offers features like Auto HD, Auto Wide, and custom color options for a personalized viewing experience.

Stats date:
Version: (Last updated: 2023-10-11)
Creation date: 2010-11-17
Weekly download count: 1,390
Firefox on Android: No
Manifest version: 3
  • contextMenus
  • tabs
  • storage
  • webNavigation
  • scripting
  • theme
Host permissions:
  • <all_urls>
Size: 8.44M
Risk impact: Very high risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood

Other platforms

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Turn Off the Lights (v4.4.5.0)
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Turn Off the Lights (v4.2.2.0)
3.90 (127) 391,296

With a single click on the lamp button, the page will fade to dark. And automatically focus on the video. By clicking on it again, the page will return to normal.

Turn Off the Lights is a lightweight and useful add-in designed for a more comfortable watching experience. It works for all known video sites such as YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Hulu, Metacafe, Youku, etc. Not only this but these extensions are compatible with Google Chrome™, Apple Safari™, Mozilla Firefox™, Opera™, Microsoft Edge™, Maxthon™ and Yandex™ web browsers.

A few great features in this browser extension:

  • Turn the lights back on, by clicking on the black layer
  • Supports multiple video sites: YouTube™, HTML5 video,... and more
  • Customise your YouTube™: Auto HD: Set videos to play in HD automatically. Users can select from highres 8K > 5K> 4K > 1080p > 720p > 480p > 360p > 240p > 144p > default Auto Wide: Automatically plays the videos on the widest mode ,... and more
  • Easter Eggs: Shortcut key: T -> Do you like a real movie theatre feeling?
  • Option to make the screen dark when the user clicks on the play button
  • Option to turn on/off the fade in and fade out effects
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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.
  • Good extension if you don't need subtitles
  • Thank you for this wonderful extension
  • Can't change options anymore
  • Forces you to download it from another website
  • Not working on Pinterest.de sites
  • Turn it on, subtitles no longer show
  • Does nothing when click the lamp button besides grey everything out for a moment
Most mentioned
  • Subtitles issue
  • Unable to change options
  • Force to download from another website
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Risk impact

Turn Off the Lights for Firefox is not very risky to use and it requires a lot of sensitive permissions. Avoid installing this add-on unless you absolutely trust this publisher.

Risk likelihood

Turn Off the Lights for Firefox has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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