Please use and enjoy it, and if you can make a donation of any amount, we'd appreciate it immensely

Who made the FREE (0$) Turn Off the Lights browser extension?

Who made this Turn Off the Lights browser extension, it is made by Stefan Van Damme, known on the internet as “Stefan vd” is one Belgian lead developer. That created first this extension for the Google Chrome web browser on 15 December 2009. Later next year it is also available for the other web browser such as Safari, Opera, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Maxthon. Turn Off the Lights is also improved by a few other developers. And on 23 September 2016, is the Turn Off the Lights available for the Microsoft Edge web browser. Next also on 18 April 2022 launch of the Naver Whale web browser.

Stefan Van Damme is since 2010 also been one of the only Belgium Top contributors to Google and one of the mentors in the Google Chrome Help forum. In 2018 it is called the Product Expert program by Google.

Who made the Turn Off the Lights browser extension
Who made the Turn Off the Lights browser extension

Made in a garage?

Most successful software companies such as Apple, and Microsoft are born in a garage, but this is something else. It’s a place where you rest and sleep well. And where you can watch a movie in good quality in the front row. Do not forget you are also mobile and you can enjoy it anywhere. Can you guess it? 🙂

Who made it?

Are you wondering who made this useful tool? The Turn Off the Lights browser extension is designed for users who want to protect their eyes late at night and also to keep the focus on that video player.

Is built for all users and also K6 and K12 students. It is simple and easy to customize to your personal touch. And this browser extension is available on all the major platforms. Such as Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari, Maxthon, and Microsoft Edge.

Can I join this community?

Of course, you can join our team! There are two kinds of community here at Turn Off the Lights, the translator group on and the developer group where everyone can read and improve the JavaScript/CSS/HTML code on

You can also feedback to us by using the support form, which you can find on this support page. We take all the feedback very seriously. Because it is the feedback from you that make this browser extension so amazing on the web.

Did you find technical, factual or grammatical errors on the Turn Off the Lights website?
You can report a technical problem using the Turn Off the Lights online technical error feedback form.

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Stefan Van Damme