This fantastic add-on plays all videos on YouTube without flash in your preferred size using only HTML5.
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Easy YouTube Video Downloader Express is an add-on with 1080p Full-HD and 192kbps MP3 HQ Direct Links – 100% clean (no adware/nagware) add-on for ‘Superfast and Easy” YouTube video downloads in FLV, 3GP, MP3, MP4 and 720p HD and Full-HD qualities on YouTube pages.
Want to know how well a video is liked before you click on it in YouTube? Check out YTshowRating. This modifies YouTube to allow you to see the rating of related videos before you click on them. This way you will know how many thumbs up or thumbs down the video has gotten.
Tired of opening new tabs or going back and forth between pages when you are searching for content? KwiClick hopes to make your life a whole lot simpler. This extension for Firefox will super charge your searching habits in Firefox and in turn save you some time too.
Some websites, like Hulu for example, give you the ability to dim everything in the background on a page so that you can focus on the video you are watching. What if you could do that on every website? That is what the add-on for Firefox, Turn Off the Lights, brings to the browser.
Do you remember when picture in picture TV watching was going to be the next best thing? You could watch one show, while another one was going on in the corner of your screen. Well, picture in picture browsing is here and is on Firefox thanks to CoolPreviews. This add-on from the developers of CoolIris is a great browser add-on that will let you preview links and media without leaving the page you are on.
How can you add the full screen button to YouTube videos found on Facebook? This is the question that was brought to my attention Friday by one of my Facebook followers, and after doing a little hunting I did find a solution.
Thanks to a popular Greasemonkey script turned Firefox add-on you can now rip videos from Facebook to watch whenever and where ever you want to. The simply named Facebook Video add-on for Firefox will help you get the job done.
How Does It Work?
This extension adds the functionality to download, convert or embed videos posted on Facebook. When you click the download video link, the video will open as a .mp4 file. You can then select, “Save Page As” from the File option in your menu bar to choose where to save the file on your PC.
The convert video link will take the video to the Zamzar free file conversion web site, where you can convert the file to .flv, .wmv, .avi, or the audio formats .mp3, .flac, or .wav.
Start Downloading Facebook Videos! – You can pick up the Facebook Video add-on from the Firefox Add-ons web site. So there you have it, now you can grab those Facebook videos you have been wanting to save to watch later. (Kudos goes to ZeroPaid.com for finding this tip!)
The talk about Firefox 3.5 supporting the HTML 5 support for playing videos without the need of a player was pretty sweet. Seeing it in action, now that I have Firefox 3.5 installed is even sweeter. You know what would put the icing on the cake? If I could make those videos go to full screen resolutions.
The Full Screen Video add-on for Firefox does that. Once installed, it adds a “Full Screen” menu option, when you right-click on any HTML5 powered video. As of right now the only two known issues with this awesome extension are:
- When switching to full screen, the video will load and play from the start.
- Full screen is really only implemented on Windows at this point. On other operating systems, it’s merely a maximized window.
Other than that Full Screen Video gives you a simple addition to an already awesome feature of Firefox. You can pickup this add-on via the Firefox Add-ons web site or check out the official web site for more information on the project.
As a part of a new marketing campaign, the fine people at Mozilla want to know how fast are you? They are asking for anybody and everybody to start sending them a video of your speediest skill, no matter what it might be.
How do you participate? Here are the details from Mozilla:
It’s easy to participate in Fastest Firefox. Pick your talent (knitting, flipping burgers, brushing your teeth, whatever!) and make a video doing your thing—FAST! Follow the steps below and update before 6-21-09.
- Make a 30-second video (home-movie style is perfect) of your fastest talent.
- Click the button below to upload your video.
- We’ll compile as many of your clips as possible into a single community video, so check after the Firefox 3.5 launch to see if yours made it!
Firefox 3.5 is two times faster than 3.0. And ten times faster than 2.0, or so they report via this new web site where you can learn about this speed run challenge.