YouTube - Pause background videos

Pause videos playing in other background tabs. When you start playback of a video in foreground tab, background playback will be paused.

Author
q1k
Daily installs
2
Total installs
96
Ratings
0 0 0
Version
1.0.1
Created
2023-04-09
Updated
2023-04-16
License
N/A
Applies to

Auto pause videos playing in background tabs

When starting playback in a foreground tab, all background playback will be paused.
You can open many videos in new tabs, then switch to them and the other tabs will be automatically paused.



done:

  • pause background videos when foreground video started playback
  • don't pause foreground video when background video starts

to do (eta: soon™):

  • don't pause background videos if foreground video starts muted
  • pause videos that started playing in a background tab, eg. after a reload (possible conflict with browser/system controls)



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