Do you experience a drop in the video frame per second on your playing high definition YouTube video (such as 1080p or 4K)? And that when you enable the Turn Off the Lights dark layer? You are not alone, and that caused mostly by 3rd party browser extensions. In this help page, you will read the solution on how to solve this issue in your favorite web browser.

Video FPS drop on YouTube
YouTube Video Nerd page about video frame dropped

Solution to prevent video FPS drop

Disable the other Browser extensions to get back your high FPS and prevent drop

Google Chrome

Open your Chrome extension page: Chrome://extensions
And disable all the Chrome extensions except Turn Off the Lights

Firefox

Open the Firefox preference page on the extension tab: about:addons
And disable all the Firefox extensions except Turn Off the Lights

Microsoft Edge

Open your Microsoft Edge extension page: Edge://extensions
And disable all the Microsoft Edge extensions except Turn Off the Lights

Reset the Turn Off the Lights settings

Click right on the gray lamp button, and select the menu item Options. When the Turn Off the Lights Options page is loaded, click on the tab Advanced Options. Now scroll to the bottom of that web page and click on the big button Reset the Turn Off the Lights settings.

Reinstall the Turn Off the Lights Browser extension

You can uninstall the Turn Off the Lights Browser extension by clicking right on the gray lamp button, and select the menu item “Remove from browser”. And you can install the free and open-source Turn Off the Lights browser extension back from the official Turn Off the Lights website.


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