Volume Booster for YouTube™

Volume Booster for YouTube™

Increase the volume of the YouTube™ player twice, resembling the VLC player

  • Volume Booster for YouTube™
  • Volume Booster for YouTube™
What is Volume Booster for YouTube™?
"Volume Booster for YouTube™" is a Firefox add-on that enhances your audio on YouTube videos. It integrates seamlessly with the YouTube player, adding a '2x' button that, when activated, boosts audio levels to double the normal output, much like the VLC media player. It also offers keyboard shortcut functionality for easy toggling and may work with certain audio equalizer extensions, depending on their configuration. This innovative extension elevates your media experience, ensuring you enjoy clear and powerful sound.
Stats
Users: 3,650 ▲ 67
Rating: 4.31 (16)
Version: 0.1.6 (Last updated: 2024-04-30)
Creation date: 2023-06-25
Weekly download count: 277
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • storage
  • *://www.youtube.com/*
Size: 96.84K
URLs: Website
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Summary

The Volume Booster extension is a tool designed to enhance the audio output of supported media players. Whether you're watching videos or listening to music, this extension aims to elevate your audio experience by boosting the volume level beyond the standard limitations with greater clarity and impact.

The extension installs a "2x" button next to the settings button of the YouTube player. It is disabled by default. If the user clicks the button once, the audio gain node is installed on the source node, causing the audio volume to increase level twice (200%; similar to VLC player). You can click the button once more to deactivate the boosting.

Note: The compatibility of this extension with your audio equalizer extension may vary. Its compatibility is dependent on the method used by the equalizer to perform audio filtering, whether it is applied directly to the player (not compatible) or to the page itself (compatible).

This extension supports volume boosting with keyboard shortcuts. Read the FAQs page for more info

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.
Pros
  • Handy for quiet YouTube videos
  • Intuitive and fast to use
  • Useful and works
Cons
  • Produces distorted audio after Firefox update
  • 2X button is greyed out on some videos
Most mentioned
  • Works
  • Distorted audio after update
  • Useful
Recent reviews
Great extension, really handy for quiet YouTube videos. Using it is quite intuitive and fast.

I wish it works automatically. But it's good enough
by IQman, 2024-04-06

by tatlidorayaki, 2024-04-04
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Safety
Risk impact

Volume Booster for 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

Volume Booster for YouTube™ is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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