Auto HD for YouTube

Auto HD for YouTube

Automatically set the video quality on YouTube according to its FPS!

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What is Auto HD for YouTube?

Auto HD for YouTube is an Edge add-on that offers an optimized YouTube viewing experience. It enables users to set the quality based on the video's FPS (Frames Per Second) ranging from 144p to 8K. This innovative feature allows users, for instance, to view 30FPS videos at 4K and 60FPS videos at 1080p. The add-on also provides an option to automatically select the enhanced bitrate quality. It extends its functionality to embedded videos, letting users decide their quality. With an auto-resize feature, it capably adjusts the video size automatically.

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By: avi12
Version: 1.8.17 (Last updated: 2024-02-06)
Creation date: 2022-01-11
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Permissions:
  • storage
  • cookies
Host permissions:
  • https://youtube.com/*
  • https://*.youtube.com/*
  • https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/*
  • https://youtube.googleapis.com/*
Size: 1.86M
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Other platforms

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4.21 (1,132) 147,331
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4.08 (135) 5,722
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Merlin
Summary
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My extension allows you to customize the video quality experience based on the video's FPS (Frames Per Second). You can adjust the quality anywhere from 144p to 8K. This means, for example, that you can watch 30FPS videos at 4K and 60FPS videos at 1080p!

You also have the option to automatically select the enhanced bitrate quality. Additionally, the extension lets you choose the quality of embedded videos, which are videos outside of YouTube.com.

Lastly, you can enable the auto-resize feature to adjust the video size automatically.

Source code: https://github.com/avi12/youtube-auto-hd

User reviews
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Pros
  • Sets YouTube video quality to high resolution automatically
  • Essential extension for a better YouTube experience
  • Works well with Microsoft Edge
Cons
  • Adds unwanted external promotions and donation requests
  • May cause frame drops or flicker issues in videos
  • Doesn't differentiate between standard 1080p and 1080p Premium for YouTube Premium subscribers
Most mentioned
  • Automatic high resolution setting for YouTube videos
  • Unwanted promotions and donation button embedded by the extension
  • Technical issues like frame dropping or screen flickering
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Safety
Risk impact

Auto HD for YouTube 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 Auto HD for YouTube if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

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

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