YouTube Media Controls

YouTube Media Controls

Control YouTube player from any tab

What is YouTube Media Controls?
YouTube Media Controls is a Firefox add-on that allows you to control the YouTube player from any tab. It provides features such as play/pause, next/previous track, and mute functionality. Additionally, it disables the annoying prompts that interrupt the video playback experience.
Stats
By: Job Steve
Users: 21 ▼ -2
Rating: 2.33 (6)
Version: 1.9 (Last updated: 2022-04-19)
Creation date: 2019-10-13
Weekly download count: NaN
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • storage
  • tabs
  • *://*.youtube.com/*
Size: 20.65K
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Summary

Play/pause (MediaPlayPause), go to next (MediaTrackNext), go to previous (MediaTrackPrevious) and mute (Alt + Shift+ M) any active YouTube player (including YouTube Music) from any tab. Also disables the annoying "Video paused, continue playing?" dialog.

Currently does not work on Mac due to keybinding issues.

User reviews
by Vince Aggrippino, 2023-12-08
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Safety
Risk impact

YouTube Media Controls 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 Media Controls if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

YouTube Media Controls has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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