YouTube Control Center

YouTube Control Center

YouTube Control Center is an open-source project that aims to enhance the overall YouTube experience by providing the end user with more control in what the playback process is concerned.

YouTube Control Center
What is YouTube Control Center?
YouTube Control Center is a Firefox add-on developed independently as a fan project. It aims to enhance the overall YouTube experience by providing convenient control over playback. Features consist of setting preferred video quality and volume, controlling autoplay, autobuffer, and flash ads, looping a single video, changing player themes, managing visibility of video details and interface elements and much more.
Stats
By: InBasic
Users: 1,958 ▲ 10
Rating: 3.26 (68)
Version: 0.6.4resigned1 (Last updated: 2024-04-25)
Creation date: 2014-01-08
Weekly download count: 24
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • storage
  • tabs
  • cookies
  • *://*.youtube.com/*
Size: 111.62K
URLs: Website
Stats date:

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Summary

YouTube Control Center is an open-source project that brings the following enhancements to YouTube.com

  1. Set preferred playback quality for all videos
  2. Set preferred video playback volume for all videos
  3. Control autoplay behavior of the YouTube player
  4. Control autobuffer behavior of the YouTube player
  5. Auto pause all YouTube players when a new player starts playing
  6. Show video annotations on the player
  7. Show video controls on player
  8. Autohide video controls after a video begins playing
  9. Play a single video in loop mode
  10. Change video player theme
  11. Skip flash advertisements in the player
  12. Hide/Show "video comments" pane
  13. Hide/Show "video views info" pane
  14. Hide/Show "action buttons" pane ('like', 'dislike', 'share', ... buttons)
  15. Hide/Show details" pane (published info, buy video, ...).
Preview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFHry9xAttk

Note: YouTube is trademark of Google Inc. This extension does NOT belong or relate to the Google Inc at all and is developed and maintained independently as a fan project.

Please don't use reviews as a support forum. If you are experiencing problems with the add-on, send a support request: https://github.com/inbasic/iyccenter/issues

Note: YouTube is trademark of Google Inc. This extension does NOT belong or relate to the Google Inc at all and is developed and maintained independently as a fan project.

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
  • Buffers more than usual
  • Shows wanted zoom size on the video
  • Recommended
Cons
  • Doesn't buffer fully
  • Can't remove the zoom size display
  • Doesn't force full YT video buffering
  • Not working
  • No longer disables DASH Playback
  • Limited useful features
  • No volume control button
  • Cannot customize settings
Most mentioned
  • Buffers
  • Zoom size
  • Not working
  • DASH Playback
  • Limited features
  • Volume control
  • Customize settings
Recent reviews
I got this to try and make youtube buffer fully, and while it buffers more than it usually does, it doesn't buffer all the way, maybe about a third
by Mephistopheles, 2023-02-23
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Safety
Risk impact

YouTube Control Center 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 YouTube Control Center if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

YouTube Control Center is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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