Turn Off the Lights

Turn Off the Lights

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
3.0
out of 2 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.2.0.20
  • Total Downloads:
    5,892
  • Date Added:
    Aug. 08, 2013
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    Not available
  • Downloads Last Week:
    3
  • Platform:
    Windows

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Editors' Review

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Every now and then we run across an application that we never even knew we needed until we tried it. Turn Off the Lights is one such program. This Chrome add-on lets users obscure everything on their screen except the Flash video they're watching, minimizing distractions and making for a more pleasant viewing experience. Although this seems like a minor task, we found that we really enjoyed what Turn Off the Lights did for us.

The program is quite easy to use. A lamp icon is displayed in Chrome's menu bar when a video is detected, and users simply click the icon to make the screen surrounding the video fade. Clicking outside the video restores the rest of the screen. Users can adjust the opacity of the screen blocking and select a color other than black if desired. The add-on can also be set to dim the screen automatically, and there are a variety of YouTube-specific features as well. A keyboard shortcut gives users quick access to the program's services. Overall, Turn Off the Lights didn't blow our mind, but it was a surprisingly pleasant enhancement to our online-video-viewing experience. Even those who typically view videos in full-screen mode will find that Turn Off the Lights is a nice alternative for videos that are of too poor quality to be viewed at a larger size.

Turn Off the Lights installs and uninstalls without issues. We recommend this add-on to everyone.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"its a really good program"

April 21, 2011  |  By cmac1221

 |  Version: Turn Off the Lights 2.0.0.6

Pros

helps enhance video quality

perfect for youtube

easy to use

Cons

its really dark but it is dark enough

Summary

i like because it darkens everything else increase viewing quality easy to use a easy 5 star program

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1 stars

"URL does not work"

February 19, 2011  |  By tinner2002

 |  Version: Turn Off the Lights 2.0.0.1

Pros

No pros here as I couldn't even download it!

Cons

Clicked on link and I got a URL error.

Summary

If I ever get to try it, I'll let you know. The most irritating thing is when you can't get a program to even download let alone start it.

Updated on Feb 19, 2011

The requested URL /crx/download/OAAAADj6vBU8iePiohzEfAa6Ut02MQyVLdVcBZ7Q-mWYfm2ePgRMCM09ZJDfQI6ki7Irv5RBtj1hjyNCKRnNvyjJTU0AxlKa5bPUsIYa6apXfIz0MxPbBx5izxTD/extension_2_0_0_1.crx was not found on this server.

Updated on Feb 20, 2011

Google Chrome
Error

Not Found

The requested URL /crx/download/OAAAADj6vBU8iePiohzEfAa6Ut02MQyVLdVcBZ7Q-mWYfm2ePgRMCM09ZJDfQI6ki7Irv5RBtj1hjyNCKRnNvyjJTU0AxlKa5bPUsIYa6apXfIz0MxPbBx5izxTD/extension_2_0_0_1.crx was not found on this server.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Stefan vd
Publisher web site http://www.stefanvd.net
Release Date August 08, 2013
Date Added August 08, 2013
Version 2.2.0.20
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Chrome Extensions
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows XP
Additional Requirements Google Chrome Beta Channel
Download Information
File Size Not Available
File Name bfbmjmiodbnnpllbbbfblcplfjjepjdn
Popularity
Total Downloads 5,892
Downloads Last Week 3
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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