Alternate Player for Twitch.tv

Alternate Player for Twitch.tv

Alternate player of live broadcasts for Twitch.tv website.

Alternate Player for Twitch.tv
What is Alternate Player for Twitch.tv?
'Alternate Player for Twitch.tv' is a Firefox add-on that improves the streaming experience on Twitch. This extension offers features like decreasing interruptions during playback, rapid player start-up, 'audio only' mode for music listening, viewing in different media player, and more. It can also hide Twitch ads and allows user customisation of the chat and the player interface. Also, it ensures less usage of computer RAM.
Merlin
Stats
Version: 2022.2.7.1 (Last updated: 2023-09-26)
Creation date: 2016-06-06
Weekly download count: 674
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Very high risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • storage
  • cookies
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • clipboardWrite
  • *://*.twitch.tv/*
  • *://*.ttvnw.net/*
  • *://*.akamaized.net/*
Size: 170.45K
Stats date:

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3.70 (63) 19,287
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Merlin
Summary

Advantages of the player:

• Less stops during playback: if necessary, the player settings can be tuned to your Internet connection.

• Instant replay of the last minutes of the live broadcast, optionally with increased/reduced speed or frame-by-frame.

• Hides Twitch ads. Ads that streamer embeds directly into the stream will be shown.

• “Audio only” mode. Ideal for music listening.

• The extension automatically opens chests with bonus points in chat.

• You can set the size and location of the chat, even while in full-screen mode.

• In chat (for example, attached to the bottom or top side of the window) there is room for much more messages and emotes.

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User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Lightweight and smooth player
  • Blocks ads
  • Customizable and great setup
  • Allows for a larger video player
Cons
  • Strips away some functionality of Twitch
  • Issues with hiding ads causing buffering
  • Doesn't remove ads completely
Most mentioned
  • Blocks ads
  • Issues with hiding ads
  • Doesn't remove all ads
  • Larger video player
Recent reviews

by Linkitch, 2024-05-21

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Safety
Risk impact

Alternate Player for Twitch.tv is 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

Alternate Player for Twitch.tv has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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