Disable HTML5 Autoplay

Disable HTML5 Autoplay

Disable autoplay and preloading of HTML5 video and audio players.

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What is Disable HTML5 Autoplay?
'Disable HTML5 Autoplay' is an Edge extension designed to prevent intrusive autoplay of HTML5 audio and video. It removes the autoplay attribute from media elements, ensuring control over your browsing experience. The add-on also hooks into the media's JavaScript API for enhanced control. It features a customizable whitelist for preferred sites, allowing chosen sites to autoplay. Easily controlled from the toolbar panel, this add-on is perfect for those seeking improved browsing comfort.
Rating: 3.70 (56)
Version: 0.9.2 (Last updated: 2020-05-21)
Creation date: 2020-05-21
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • activeTab
  • tabs
  • storage
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • https://*.com/*
  • https://*.net/*
  • https://*.ru/*
  • https://*.by/*
  • https://*.biz/*
  • See more
Size: 39.26K
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“Disable HTML5 Autoplay” disables HTML5 audio and video autoplaying.

Now any video is blocked until you click the agreement button. In addition to removing the HTML autoplay attribute from media elements, “Disable HTML5 Autoplay” also hooks into the media's JavaScript API. This allows for restrictions on media control and simulation of expected behavior to ensure that all pages behave normally. Main and most requested feature: this blocker has a customizable white list, so you may add your favorite sites to exclude from blocking autoplay. To deactivate a function, simply uncheck the related item from toolbar-panel. With this extension you will never have to worry about videos auto playing in the background. In addition, the video will be automatically buffered if necessary.

User reviews
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  • Stops autoplay on most websites
  • Works on background tabs
  • Effective in preventing video autoplay
  • Causes issues with certain websites such as Google Voice and Spotify
  • May block videos from playing altogether on some websites
  • Limited options for managing allowed/disallowed sites
Most mentioned
  • Works for most sites but stopped Reddit videos from playing
  • Does not work on Youtube
  • Causes Edge to open random tabs and redirects to unwanted sites
Recent reviews
Not working on Youtube
by RIS, 2021-07-25

just coming here in 2023 to report this extension still works!
by Anthony, 2023-01-04

It's just awesome
by Waleed, 2022-11-28
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Risk impact

Disable HTML5 Autoplay 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

Disable HTML5 Autoplay has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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