πŸ§œβ€β™€οΈ Safari 13 disable all your Safari extensions. And a Privacy Concern!

Starting from Safari 13 on macOS Catalina, Apple will disable all your Safari extensions that are using the old legacy .safariextz-style. And show you this message box “Safari turned off extensions that slow down your web browsing.“. As a Safari user, you can not install any legacy extension anymore. As that will automatically disable this Safari extension. And you can only install the extensions from the Mac App Store. For Turn Off the Lights users, there is no worry. Because you can already download the latest free Turn Off the Lights for Safari from the Mac App Store since September 2017.

Customer Satisfaction

We read all your personal reviews and feedback on the extension store, and that is also for the Turn Off the Lights for Safari on the Mac App Store. There are many users love this great Safari extension because of the lots of customization options. And the powerful feature you can use the change the video appearance and protect your eyes.

5 star review Turn Off the Lights for Safari
5 star review Turn Off the Lights for Safari

Privacy Concern

However, we read also the reviews from our users that are concerned about his privacy because of the default Safari permission description text.

1 star review Turn Off the Lights for Safari

This default warning text is visible on all Safari extensions. Also on these Safari extensions such as an Adblocker, Grammarly Spelling Checker, Honey, Evernote, Screenshot Capture, etc. Apple has only an API to enable the extension on 1 website or to enable the JavaScript function on all websites.

Safari Preference window - Extensions - Web Page Contents and Browsing History
Safari Extensions – Permissions

The Turn Off the Lights Browser extension is the ultimate tool for all websites, so it is available for all websites. Thereby you get the best web experience in your Safari web browser. And enjoy the video you are watching on YouTube or any other video platform. Turn Off the Lights take your privacy and security very seriously. It is an open-source browser extension, and you can find our JavaScript code on this Github project page: https://github.com/turnoffthelights. Furthermore, do not forget that the Apple team is reviewing each of our Safari extension updates. So that the Safari extension follows correct the security and privacy rules by Apple.Β 

If you have any questions or feedback to improve this Safari extension, please let us know on the Turn Off the Lights Support page. We here to help you, so you can get the best web experience on your web browser.

πŸŽ“ 3 Essential Chrome Extensions for Students and Teachers

The summer is going to end and the back-to-school promotions are already available for students and teachers. That with some awesome and new speedy laptops. And the tablet is an especially popular device for students. Such as the Microsoft Surface Pro. And device like that can help his study and homework. Take a good coffee or tea, as here we help you to get the most out of the speedy and lightweight web browser with Chrome Extensions for Students.

Chrome Extensions for Students

Turn Off the Lights Chrome extension – Concentration tool

One of the best browser extension for students, teachers, and educators is Turn Off the Lights. Students can use Chrome extensions to eliminate pesky YouTube ads that distract you when watching an education video. However, did you know that besides video focus, it also can convert each website in an own Night theme?

And in the free time after school, students need some relaxation. And can enjoy the many other greats options inside Turn Off the Lights such as the YouTube AutoHD to 4K, Mouse Volume scroll, etc.

Zoom Chrome extension – Set a custom zoom level

This is another accessibility tool, here you can zoom in and out the current web page. That thanks to the slider in the popup window. Furthermore, in the Zoom options page, there is an optional feature to get a magnifying glass on the current web page. So only the view in the circle glass will be increased and the rest on the web page stay on the same zoom level.

Zoom Chrome extension in the Chrome Extensions for Students post
Zoom Chrome extension with the Magnifying Glass option

Print Chrome extension – Print your school courses and documents

When a new course is available on your digital platform, you can be an environment person and read the document on your personal laptop or tablet device. However, some students like to have a hard copy on his desk. And with this useful print button in the web browser your toolbar, you can print these documents. That in color, and black and white or grayscale.

🧩 Microsoft Edge extension to Chromium extension

Turn Off the Lights Microsoft Edge extension Jennifer Lopez YouTube video

There is a new web browser on the internet market. The Microsoft Edge web browser is moving from his EdgeHTML engine to the Chromium engine, that is the browser engine of the Google Chrome web browser. So the most popular Turn Off the Lights for Microsoft Edge will use now the Chrome extension version in that new web browser.

However, the current Microsoft Edge extension use already the same code as in the Google Chrome extension and with a bridge file to communicate to the Microsoft Edge web browser. But Microsoft has this to say to his Windows 10 internet users:

“Ultimately, we want to make the web experience better for many different audiences. People using Microsoft Edge (and potentially other browsers) will experience improved compatibility with all web sites, while getting the best-possible battery life and hardware integration on all kinds of Windows devices.”

Joe Belfiore – Corporate Vice President, Windows

You can try now the new Microsoft Edge web browser. Also, you can install now the latest Turn Off the Lights Chrome extension in the Microsoft Edge web browser. It is more powerful than ever before for your Chromium web browser.

Benefits of the Microsoft Edge Extension to the Chromium Extension platform

In addition, with one single and same code, you have always the latest extension version in your favorite web browser. That includes Google Chrome, Opera, Yandex, and the Microsoft Edge web browser.

  • Get fast the latest update and improvements
  • Better performance on your web browser
  • Enjoy all the nifty and latest night mode experience

Also, want to install the Turn Off the Lights Chrome Web Store extension on Microsoft Edge for Windows and macOS?

To install the extension

  1. Provide consent
    • Open Microsoft Edge.
    • Go to edge://extensions or click Setting and more (…) > Extensions.
    • Enable Allow extension from other Stores.
    • Accept the disclaimer.
  2. Install extension
    • Open the Chrome Web Store
    • Find and select the extension you want to install.
    • Click Add to Chrome.
    • Some extensions will let you know if they need certain permissions or data. To enable, click Add extension.

Above all, if you like our work, do not forget to rate the Turn Off the Lights Chrome extension to 5 stars. And make a small donation to support the development of our free and Open Source Browser extension.