Video picture in picture

Video picture in picture

Video picture in picture

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What is Video picture in picture?

'Video picture in picture' is an Edge extension that opens a video from the active page in picture in picture mode. The extension creates a small, always-on-top window, allowing you to use your computer for other tasks whilst keeping the video in sight. It harnesses the picture in picture API to provide this seamless video viewing experience. Explore more on our GitHub repository.

Merlin
Stats
By: oscapps
Users: 7,127
Rating: 4.60 (34)
Version: 1.0 (Last updated: 2020-01-20)
Creation date: 2020-01-20
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • activeTab
  • <all_urls>
Size: 5.32K
URLs: Website
Stats date:

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Video picture in picture
Video picture in picture (v1.1)
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Not available on Firefox
Merlin
Summary

Edge extension to open the video of the active page to picture in picture mode. It will open a litle window "always on top", it will be possible to use the computer in other windows while you watch the video with the video always visible.

The code is in: https://github.com/OscarDeDios/pictureInPictureExtension

The extension uses the new picture in picture API: https://wicg.github.io/picture-in-picture/

User reviews
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Pros
  • Works well with most video sources
  • Useful for multi-tasking
  • Allows picture-in-picture mode with Twitch streams
  • Has progress bar, volume control, and speed control
Cons
  • Doesn't work with Baidu
  • Doesn't support resolutions higher than 1920x1080 even for larger source videos
  • Pause and exit buttons are unstable and sometimes unselectable
Most mentioned
  • Stability and reliability
  • Useful for studying or watching movies while doing other tasks
  • Wish for keyboard shortcuts like Alt-P
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Safety
Risk impact

Video picture in picture 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

Video picture in picture has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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