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VidzBigger Enhances Video Sharing Sites And Adds Download Link


Firefox with Greasemonkey: Sure, most video sites let you go full screen. But if you just want a slightly bigger view, and a copy for later, VidzBigger is perfect for your browser. VidzBigger is a Greasemonkey script that rearranges the layout of popular video sharing sites like YouTube and MetaCafe. Space-hoarding elements of the page, like the comments and suggested video bar, are moved to the side, and the video is maximised in the remaining space. This allows you to see the video bigger without enabling full-screen mode and “floats” the video so you can scroll through the comments and suggested videos without losing site of the video you’re currently watching. The layout change is the most visible effect of the script. Open up the settings menu that appears in the upper right corner of any supported site, there are dozens of options for customisation including disabling auto-play, skipping adult content warnings and advertisements, tweaking the spacing and layout, and more. VidzBigger also adds a drop down menu to the sidebar of the video indicating what resolutions and formats the video is available in, and enabling you to download them. VidzBigger is free, works wherever Firefox does.


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