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Switch to HTML5 Player for YouTube™

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Switch to HTML5 Player for YouTube™ changes the default YouTube videos to the popular HTML5 player.

  • lite addon to change the default YouTube player with no significant memory and CPU usage.

  • Supports both for YouTube page and all embedded videos.

  • HTML5 video element is designed to become the de-facto standard way to show video on the web without using plugins.

  • In some cases, HTML5 player offers resolution choices that are not available in Flash player.

  • Available for Firefox and Opera browsers.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is YouTube™ Switch to HTML5 Player?

    YouTube™ Switch to HTML5 player is a browser addon to change the default player for the popular YouTube website.

  • How to install this extension in your Firefox?

    To install this extension for Firefox, head to Firefox addon store and search for (YouTube™ Switch to HTML5 Player), once you find the addon, click on add to Firefox button.

  • How to install this extension in your Opera?

    To install this extension for Opera, head to Opera addon store and search for (YouTube™ Switch to HTML5 Player), once you find the addon, click on add to Opera button.

  • How to enable HTML5 player for YouTube?

    Once you install this extension, the default player for YouTube will change automatically. You do not need to adjust any changes in Firefox. But, please go to YouTube website and enable HTML5 player for YouTube videos, otherwise YouTube will not play videos in the new HTML5 player.

  • Is html5 player better than Flash?

    We cannot say yes or no. The HTML5 player is a new and emerging player. It has many useful features and soon will become the de facto standard player for all internet videos.

  • Does this extension compatible with all Firefox versions?

    Yes, according to various tests, it is fully compatible with all Firefox versions.

  • Does this extension compatible with all Opera versions?

    Yes, similar to Firefox, according to various tests, it is fully compatible with all Opera versions.

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