When you see a video on the web, click on the lamp icon.
And it automatic detect the video and dark the rest of the web page.
See the different
You stay focus on the playing video. And you save also what energy (battery power).
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** The second picture right, include image from the video Regi & Kaya Jones - Take it Off.
Turn Off the Lights - Browser Extension
|- Windows Internet Explorer
- Google Chrome | Maxthon | Yandex
Turn Off the Lights is a free extension for your browser. It provides focus to a video you are watching and makes everything around the video go dark. It works for all video sites such as YouTube, Vimeo,... and also on the social networking sites. Focus Now. Always. Everywhere.
When the installation is complete, you will see the light gray lamp listed in the toolbar (or Omnibar). And with one click of the button the page is darkened, providing better focus to the video. If no video is found, then the entire page goes dark.
Today, social network is the most popular website where you can see you status of your friends,
upcoming events... and more.
The major messages are displayed on one page, click on the lamp to find a video and focus it. Perfect example on the CNN.com news site.
An example where this extension also works at the company site as google.com. Here you can see all their html5 video focusing on the video.
This extension works great on all the popular video sites like YouTube, Vimeo, Justin.tv, Dailymotion and so much more.
Options page 1
Let turn you lights automatic off when you play a YouTube or even watch a HTML5 video. And if you click the pause button, it will return back to the original appearance of the page.
The effect you see from light to dark is called the fade effect. This is one of the most important part of an entertainment in this extension. By default, the opacity by apparently is set to 80%. But you can always change it in the options page.
Do you like not black? Then you can choose between thousands of different colors in the color picker window.
What if you want you a wallpaper as background. This is now possible, you can use one of the sample wallpaper in the extension or you can paste the URL of that image in the URL inputbox.
Or you can even blur the entire website and bring only focus to video element (that isn't blurred).
If you enable this option, it will search for all the Flash player, Flash games, etc. And give them all focus to the foreground.
Opacity Level Bar
Turn this option on in the options page, then on every time you page go dark, it show right at the bottom of the page a bar. In this bar, you can change direct you appearance of the dark level.
For this great feature there are 4 custom settings.
The first, is an option that automatic do the lights off when you visited a website.
Second option, this will do the lights off on your chosen website in the list. If the website is not in the list, it will not dark the page.
The third option, this is something what everybody what to use this feature. Here you type the time when you want the lights go automatic off. Example you set the time for 9:00pm until 6:00am. And when it's 7:00pm lights will go not off, but when it's 9:01pm then the extension will turn the lights off.
If you enable this option in my options page, it is possible to use the right mouse click the focus a video player (HTML 5 video player), or bring the full page to dark.
Also there are many more option possible for custom you YouTube video site. Such as displaying the current video channel, the video title, description of the video, suggestion
bar, share buttons and the playlist below the video to show when the light is off.
Embed Video Player
The Turn Off the Lights extension detect all the embed video player on other websites.
This is a feature make it possible when you current tab page is inactive (no mouse movement). It go automatic dark within the 60 seconds.
Default the time is 60 seconds, but you can easy change it in my option page. To a lower or higher value of seconds.
Why default black? When you watch a movie in real life the cinema it's also dark. But this dark color save you battery life on you notebook, netbook and ultrabook .
Cool Stuff 2
Fun must be everywhere, right?
When you turn the lights off (so dark), then press on your keyboard the letter T. You get the following message on screen: Do you like a real movie theater?
Below few options to navigate easy on a website without losing any comfort of reading and watching video.
When you enable this option and the lights is off. It show a spotlight around you mouse, so you can click on the link of the current open page.
This the codename i give for this option, with this option you can click through the dark element and open that link, without the lights go back on.
Select Custom Area
Select self a area to focus a item, example a text part or image you want to see only. Just click and hold the left click, drag and lost the click.
This is a new feature to provide you a real time dynamic background. Then the default black color. You can choose for about five special effects with still focus the video element to the front of the web page. Dynamic background is create with the HTML5 and CSS3 code.
When you enable this option, it show you few water bubbles come up on you screen.
This will make a pulse of more that 50 blocks over whole you screen format.
Here you see raindrops falling of you screen.
This show you random cloud moving to a other position of you screen.
The amazing option that you sure like it, the Space. This let you see the moving stars is coming to you, something like you are in a space ship.
This is the amazing feature of the browser extension, it bring a atmosphere lighting effect around the playing video. It work for HTML5 video's and on the YouTube website.
Atmosphere Lighting. This feature generates light effects around the video player that correspond to the video content. This effect will you give you immersive viewing experience. And addition, it reduces viewer eye strain and increases perceived image quality.
There is three kind of option you can choose. A option to detect the color of the video and show that as atmosphere lighting effect. Or you can set self a custom color for all video's.
If you enable this option, it show around the video one solid color that you have chosen from the color box. You can easy change it by clicking in the inputbox.
Blur & Spread Radius
You can change the blur & spread radius of the atmosphere lighting effect in the option page. With this you can increase/decrease the atmosphere lighting effects.
This option take the color from the playing video content and show it around the video. It show the color shadow on the top, right, bottom and left side.
This new feature make it possible to remove the white CSS background to black with one click on the Night Mode button. This is especially made for the night people that play YouTube video or search on Google websites.
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Check first if you install the latest version of you browser. Here below on this page, you see a list of link where you can download the browser:
You always get the latest version of my extension. If a newer version is available, the "Turn Off the Lights" extension automatically get update to the latest version, so you always get the latest great features. The update packages are small and is completely free.
This extension work for all browser 3 version of Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox and Internet Explorer users.
ReviewTurn Off the Lights rated 4.9 / 5 based on 4643 ratings on our Chrome Web Store
Many bloggers and journalists found this great browser extension, to help them focus the show on the video they want to watch. With support for all popular video sites.
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Below are the quotes from the world press about our browser extension.
Thank God for this 'Turn off the lights' extension on chrome. It makes everything less bright.
RT @NegaAuf: I love my Turn Off The Lights extension on Chrome. :]
and do you use your 'turn off the lights' chrome extension when you watch videos? #yeahyou
Love it!!! Makes the videos more pleasurable to watch on Youtube. Also, helps with the blinding white view of youtube. Very fun, amazing and useful to have.
1. Is only for the Google Chrome, Safari, Opera and Firefox extension.
2. Windows Internet Explorer doesn't got all the features yet.
3. In the latest version of Google Chrome 18, Safari 5.0.1, Opera 12, Firefox 16 and Internet Explorer 9 or higher.