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Update Turn Off the Lights Browser Extension


Update Turn Off the Lights Browser Extension

Antwerp (Belgium), 6th March 2018

“Turn Off the Lights” is a free browser extension, which dims the light of the website enabling more focus to the video player. The extension developed by Stefan Van Damme was initially released on 15th, December 2009 and since then has been regularly updated and enhanced with new features in order to meet user requirements.

Turn Off the Lights update the browser extension to version 4, it has new features inside and a more simple Options page. And the Turn Off the Lights Browser extension is free for everyone. With the use of the “Turn Off the Lights” extension the whole screen can be dimmed except for the player. Following the downloading of the extension, a lamp icon will appear on the browser toolbar or address bar. By clicking on the icon the user can fade the screen area surrounding the video. The screen can be restored by clicking outside the player. The extension offers flexibility by giving the user the option to adjust the opacity of the screen dimmer and the color. The “Turn Off the Lights” extension can also be automated in order to dim the screen without the intervention of the user. A range of YouTube-specific features is also available in the extension, while keyboard shortcuts make way for quick access to the program’s services. That extension is available for the Safari web browser on the App Store.

In the latest versions of the “Turn Off the Lights” extension, has a new popup menu that will show up when you double click on the gray lamp button. In this new popup menu, you can change the opacity with a slider, and change the color live on the current web page without a refresh needed. There are also four other tabs in this popup menu, that include the Night Mode, Atmosphere Lighting, and the Analytics tab. In the Night Mode tab, here you can change the website style to your own colors. That for the background, text, and hyperlink color. In the Atmosphere Lighting tab, here you can enable the glow effect for around the HTML5 video player. And at last the Analytics tab, here you see the total amount of clicks, you did on the gray lamp button and how much energy you saved with this extension. The Turn Off the Lights Options page have also a new design, it uses the Material Design principle from Google. That works smoothly for all screen sizes such as on the desktop, tablet, and mobile phone. Turn Off the Lights Analytics is a new feature that measures your site engagement when you click on the gray lamp button. You can then know what website you frequently visited with the lights off. And how much energy you saved when the dark layer is active. Turn Off the Lights takes your privacy very seriously. The Turn Off the Lights Analytics you are seeing on that page is only stored locally on your computer and in your browser account. Your personal site engagement information will not be sold and not transferred to unaffiliated third parties.
The browser extension is written in JavaScript, HTML, CSS and is available in multiple languages. It is also a lightweight plug-in that will utilize only 22.12 MB of storage capacity. The amazing extension, which provides a more comfortable watching experience received recognition from several awarding bodies.

This extension support 54 languages inside this includes Bahasa Indonesia, Malay, Deutsch, English, English (UK), English (United States), Filipino, French, Swahili, Dutch, Norsk, Vietnamese, Turkish, Catalan, Danish, Estonian, Spanish, Spanish (Latin America), Croatian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Hungarian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Slovak, Slovak, Finnish, Swedish, Czech, Greek, Serbian, Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian, Farsi, Hebrew, Marathi, Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Thai, Amharic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Arabic, Japanese, Korean.

The team of Turn Off the Lights includes Stefan Van Damme, the lead developer of this project, the community of translators to make the project worldwide understandable by translating this to their own local language.
For more information about the team click here.

For information or questions, please contact:

Name: Stefan Van Damme
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