HTML5 Video EveryWhere

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Higher performance and stable video watching experience on the web.

Some streaming sites video players suck. This add-on will replace them with browser built-in video player for higher performance and more stable experience. Currently, it supports YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Break, Metacafe, Lego and even more sites are coming.

NOTE: This extension will change the page content of the supported video streaming sites. As a result, many extensions that depends on this content may not work as expected.


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You'll need:

  • Node.js, v8.x or higher
  • yarn a better package manager instead of npm

Before building the extension, you need to install gulp-cli and all dependencies: Change into the source and install gulp-cli and all dependencies:

git clone
cd html5-video-everywhere
yarn global add gulp-cli

To build the addon for Firefox:

npx gulp extBuildFirefox

To build the addon for Google Chrome:

npx gulp extBuildChrome


You can also generate the documentation from the source code under docs/api folder with this command:

npx gulp docs


HTML5 Video EveryWhere contains codes from iaextractor project licensed under MPL 1.1.


If you find this project useful, you can give me a cup of coffee :)


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This software is developed by Moez Bouhlel, founder of Tik, a skilled software development and consulting agency. For a list of its services, visit its website or contact it at


This extension is free software; it is distributed under the MPL 2.0 License.

Copyright © 2014-2020, Moez Bouhlel ( & The Contributors