YouTube boasts of a formidable empire consisting of more than one billion users worldwide who are generating billions of views every single day. If you have contributed to this staggering statistics, then why not jazz up how you usually stream YouTube videos on your Google Chrome browser? Just pick a few extensions to add a layer of flexibility and control to your YouTube viewing.
ImprovedTube Google Chrome Extension
This Chrome extension enables you to expand YouTube’s existing features. With ImprovedTube on your Google Chrome browser, you can set your desired default settings for video-player size, video quality, volume, playback speed, and other customizations. You can also use it to hide distracting elements like the comments section, the YouTube header and footer, the Video Description part, and the box that shows related videos.
Enhancer for YouTube Google Chrome Extension
An equally viable alternative to the ImprovedTube extension, Enhancer for YouTube helps you manage more efficiently the YouTube videos you watch through Chrome. With Enhancer for YouTube, you can use a simple mouse wheel to adjust the playback speed and the volume levels. You can opt to loop videos partly or in their entirety, as well as set the video player interface to enlarge automatically. You can also eliminate annotations and ads. Moreover, the extension enables you to play YouTube videos according to your preferred resolutions such as HD or 4K. Preloading and autoplay can be easily disabled throughout.
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HD for YouTube Google Chrome Extension
Do you constantly use the HD-only filtering functionality on YouTube in order to weed out videos that are of low-quality resolution? With the HD for YouTube extension on your Chrome browser, you no longer have to go through that. This incredibly useful extension automatically switches videos to HD. And it is able to do so without rebuffering or reloading the video you are watching. The code for the HD for YouTube extension is lightweight, thus it works pretty fast.
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Looper for YouTube Google Chrome Extension
This Chrome extension is perfect for YouTube users who would love a solution to having to press the replay button over and over on videos they can’t seem to get enough of. Looper for YouTube enables you to put your chosen videos on perpetual repeat mode. It also lets you specify the number of repetitions, as well as set the portion of the video that you want in the loop. To indicate where you want the loop to begin, press P, which is the keyboard shortcut for starting a loop.
Download Youtube Loop Chrome Extension
With these four extensions on hand, it looks like Chrome is going to be the Web browser of choice for many avid YouTube users. To download any of these extensions, head over to the Chrome Web Store.