h264ify is a Chrome extension that's been around for a while. What it does is force YouTube to play videos using the h264 codec, rather than VP9, as the former has wider hardware acceleration support. Unfortunately, if you're still on Windows 7 or 8.1 and use Chrome, it doesn't matter if you bought your GPU yesterday — VP9 won't be hardware-accelerated in Chrome.
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It feels like there's a hundred different ways of killing the sound from websites and tabs in Chrome, but what about upping the volume? Normally, you could just turn up the dial on your speakers, or stuff around with the your operating system's audio mixer, but these won't do if you want to target a single tab.
Chrome: Automator is one of the easiest ways to automate tasks on your Mac, and the ability to record mouse actions makes it so just about anyone can create their own workflows within seconds. Wildfire is a Chrome extension that attempts to bring a similar feature to Chrome.
Chrome: If you've ever read an article and then went through your history later to find it again, or wanted to clear specific portions of your history, Enhanced History can help. It's a fork of and improvement on the much-loved Better History (just without the malware that landed in it and other Chrome extensions a while back.)
Chrome: Netflix has a ton of hidden categories codes you can use to find movies and shows you're into. The aptly-named Chrome extension Netflix Categories helps you find and save the ones you like.
Chrome: If you need a little help staying away from distracting web sites when you need to focus, or you want to give your sanity a break and block specific topics, SiteCop can help. Once installed, tell it when and how long to keep you focused, give it web addresses or keywords to block and it will do the rest.
Chrome: Trello is an incredibly powerful productivity tool, and Next Step for Trello makes it a little better. The add-on lets you add checklists and check boxes to Trello cards, check them off directly in a card and arrange them so you see just the next step or all steps.
Chrome: A ton of photography apps, like Google Photos and Apple Photos, try to automatically make sense of objects in your photos and add automated tags, and it turns out Facebook does that too, even though you'd never know it. Show Facebook Computer Vision Tags is a Chrome extension that reveals all those tags.
Is your Facebook suddenly filled with brightly coloured, gradiented placards in the place of regular Facebook statuses? Some people seem to love them, but if you're someone who prefers to browse updates that aren't screaming in your face with vivid colours, here's some good news: there's already a 'fix' for it.
Most services you might use to save links for future reference or reading are part social network and part sharing service. They're designed to help you share those links, or make big lists. LinkLocker is none of those -- it's completely private, and the only person who can see your bookmarks is you. It's perfect.