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Do I need Tampermonkey to get an awesome YouTube in 1 file?

Tampermonkey is a free browser extension (not in Safari because that is a paid app) and the most popular userscript manager. It is available for all modern web browsers such as Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Safari, Opera, and Firefox. With the help of this browser extension, it gives you much more convenience in managing your userscripts. It provides features like easy script installation, automatic update checks, a simple overview of what scripts are running at a tab, and a built-in editor.

Tampermonkey website to use Tampermonkey scripts
Tampermonkey website to use Tampermonkey scripts

Is having TamperMonkey installed on my browser a good idea?

If you are not a tech-savvy person and do not want to handle so much in your web browser settings. And to keep your web browser secure when web browsing experience. Then you can use the most popular and Open-Source browser extension such as Turn Off the Lights to customize your web. Here below are three examples.

YouTube AutoHD

There are of course many users script to YouTube AutoHD options. However, many are very old or even do not work anymore in the modern web browser.

YouTube AutoHD automatically force to 4K video resolution with you use the Turn Off the Lights browser extension
YouTube AutoHD automatically force to 4K video resolution with you use the Turn Off the Lights browser extension

Turn Off the Lights browser extension does have an option to control the video quality on the YouTube website and the embedded players. To enable this option go to the Options page, and in the Basics tab scroll to the bottom of the web page to enable the YouTube AutoHD checkbox. Next, you can choose to the following video qualities: 144p, 240p, 360p, 480p, 720p, 1080p, 4k, 5k, 8K, and ‘highres‘.

Mouse Volume Scroll

Adjusting the volume can be done very easily with a scroll on your mouse wheel (up or downwards). And that on all websites. There is no Tampermonkey userscript needed, open the Turn Off the Lights browser extension, and select the tab “Advanced Options”. Next, scroll down until you see the Mouse Volume Scroll feature. Enable this checkbox will make the feature work on your chosen website or all sites.

Night Mode

And for all the Night owls (that to want to make the website black), you can get also a Night Mode website on all your favorite websites. That with the Night Mode option in the Turn Off the Lights Browser extension. Follow the steps here below on how to enable this free solution in your web browser:

  1. Download the Turn Off the Lights browser extension
  2. Click right on the gray lamp button and select Options in the menu item
  3. The Turn Off the Lights Options page shows up and select the tab Night Mode
  4. And enable here the Night switch or the long-press feature to activate the night mode on the current web page

In addition, you can customize the website background, text, and hyperlink colors. So you can make it personal to your night theme style.

YouTube video tutorial on how to enable the Night Mode feature

Conclusion

Hope that will answer one of your questions about the Tampermonkey:

  • Do I need to use Tampermonkey to get Dark Mode?
  • Where to downloader alternative for Tampermonkey Chrome?
  • How to enable the 油猴?
  • How to enable Tampermonkey YouTube experience useful?
  • Is there a Tampermonkey YouTube downloader?

If you find it useful about the use of Tampermonkey, then you can share the link on Facebook or share the link on Twitter. So your family, friends, or colleagues can know about this handy free tool.

FAQ about Tampermonkey

What is Tampermonkey used for?

popular userscript manager. It is available for all modern web browsers such as Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Safari, Opera, and Firefox. With the help of this browser extension, it gives you much more convenience in managing your userscripts. It provides features like easy script installation, automatic update checks, a simple overview of what scripts are running at a tab, and a built-in editor.

Can I find the YouTube best userscripts without Tampermonkey?

Yes, there is no need to use and download the Tampermonkey browser extension. You can use the most popular Turn Off the Lights browser extension to get the best video and web experience. It includes features such as the YouTubeAutoHD, Mouse Volume Scroll, Night Mode, etc.

greasemonkey vs tampermonkey

Greasemonkey is an extension for Mozilla Firefox that allows the user to attach small pieces of JavaScript code to web pages. This allows people to personalize the site and adjust it as they see fit. There are also scripts on the internet to adapt popular pages to individual needs. That original was released on 28 March 2005.

While Tampermonkey is built for Google Chrome in the year 2010, and later other major web browsers. And it is today still maintained.



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