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Skip silence

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Skip silent parts in videos and audio files.

"Skip Silence" is a browser extension that allows you to autmatically skip parts of a video that are silent. It is highly inspired by CaryKH's automatic on-the-fly video editing tool ( The extension works with most websites that use a HTML5 video or audio element to play, this includes YouTube and Instagram. The full source code of this extension is available on, if you find any issues or have a question please visit This extension needs the following permissions: - "activeTab" => Access the currently active tab to monitor the video or audio source's volume and speed up and slow down. - "storage" => The extension saves the settings you set using the browser storage We do not collect or save any usage or other data about the users of this extension.

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Kevin NguyenApr 28, 2024

I did make a review years earlier and felt the need to revisit. The extension is fine. It does skip over some quieter video parts, but I do have peeves with it: - I have to enable the extension on every new tab. - Even with the mute silence check, there is still sped up audio, even over spoken parts. I paid for the dynamic threshold beta and I have feedback. - It struggles with skipping over background noises/music. - It still doesn't skip when it's below 5%. I still like this extension, b... Show more

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Amidst.Apr 19, 2024

pathetically trash extension, doesnt work, only worked once, i tried so many things, straight up trash

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Abhishek AhirvarMar 4, 2024

it works but you have to enable for each window

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