Use YouTube AV1

Use AV1 for video playback on YouTube

Author
𝖢𝖸 𝖥𝗎𝗇𝗀
Daily installs
6
Total installs
1,980
Ratings
2 0 0
Version
2.4.3
Created
2023-05-12
Updated
2023-09-18
Compatibility
Compatible with Firefox Compatible with Chrome Compatible with Opera Compatible with Safari Compatible with Edge
License
MIT
Applies to

Use YouTube AV1

Please make sure you install the script from greasyfork.org, not fake sites.

  • AV1 is highly recommended for Windows 11 and MacOS users. Higher Quality and Lower Bandwidth is provided.

  • Opposite Script: Disable YouTube AV1

Important!

For Windows, you must have to install AV1 Video Extension. (edge/chrome/firefox/... etc)

Chrome: including Brave, Cent, etc

Browser Support:

https://caniuse.com/?search=AV1%20video%20format

  • Chrome 70+, Firefox 67+, Opera 57+: supported
  • Edge, Safari: NOT supported

Browser Support

Note:

Important Note: Some 2K & 4K videos are still running with VP9 and no AV1 encoding is provided.

AV1 will be used over VP9 as possible. (Higher Quality & Higher Compression)

AV1 is not yet supported in hardware decoding.

VP9 is usually supported in hardware decoding in modern PC.

Tests:

Preview:

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