Blocks the video keeping only the audio on YouTube and YouTube Music.
*If you face problems with the new version of the extension (version 6) please go to Chrome menu > More tools > Extensions > re-enable the extension and accept the new permissions. (for Kiwi and Brave browser go to menu > Extensions and do the same)
The only Chrome extension that not only disables the video but also blocks it. The best extension to reduce the use of CPU and GPU, save bandwidth and hide NSFW content. Works on YouTube, YouTube Music and YouTube videos embedded in sites.
FEATURES (ALL OPTIONAL):
1. Blocks the video keeping only the audio
2. Hides the video thumbnails
3. Hides the images of channel/user avatars
4. Hides various other images
5. Skips the ads
Separate options for YouTube, YouTube Music and YouTube videos embedded in other sites. You can enable/disable the extension for all tabs or for specific tabs.
1. The user can select the appearance of the video thumbnails in YouTube
2. Hides the thumbnails and various other images in Google search when you search for a song or a singer
3. Quick access buttons: two extra buttons on YouTube in order to hide the thumbnails and block the video quickly without using the popup window
i. Live YouTube videos are hidden but not blocked
ii. If you have enabled the features 1, 2, 3, 4 the images are not only hidden but also blocked saving more bandwidth
Available for Firefox: https://addons.mozilla.org/en/firefox/addon/music-mode-for-youtube/
The extension does not collect any kind of data. The user options are stored locally in the user's browser.
Date of release: 02/10/2019
Donate to support the development of the extension: https://www.paypal.com/donate?hosted_button_id=V2EHRNX8RBTX2
Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=67620554