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Update Turn Off the Lights in Safari App Extension


Update Turn Off the Lights in Safari App Extension

Antwerp (Belgium), 19th September 2017

“Turn Off the Lights” is a free browser extension, which dims the light of the website enabling more focus on 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 Safari extension to the Safari app extension, it is reengineered for the Safari web browser on macOS Sierra and macOS High Sierra. And the Safari app 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, Flash and HTML5 videos are automatically detected and the atmosphere lighting is dimmed. Features such as Color & image & Blur, AutoPlay (HTML5 & YouTube), AutoStop (HTML5 & YouTube), AutoHD YouTube, Atmosphere Lighting, Dynamic Background, Fade Effects, Flash Detection, Eye Protection, Custom Mouse, Night Mode, Camera Motion, and Speech Recognition are offered to users through the extension. However with the option to change the lamp button color, enable the Mouse Volume Scroll, Audio Visualization (Blocks, Frequency, and Music Tunnel), Video filter (grayscale, sepia, invert, contrast, saturate, hue rotation, and brightness), repeat the video, full screen the video in the browser tab. The program is written in Swift, JavaScript, XML, HTML, CSS and is available in multiple languages. It is also a lightweight plug-in that will utilize only 6.92 MB of storage capacity. The amazing extension, which provides a more comfortable watching experience received recognition from several awarding bodies.

This extension support 53 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, 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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