Play Youtube Video in Pop-Up Window That Stays on Top

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PIP Video is an useful Chrome Extension to play Youtube video in pop-up windows. This extension basically separates out Youtube video, and plays that in a separate pop-up window that always stays on top. This small window will stay on top of other windows, so you can continue watching your favorite video while doing any other work on your computer. It lets you choose from three default sizes for the docked video. You can also resize docked video by dragging its corner. The developers of this extension say that it works for most of the websites like, YouTube, Dailymotion, Nasa Tv, Amazon Video, Netflix, TED, earthcam.com, and many more. You can dock as many videos as you want.

The need to watch online videos while doing other work on your computer has been there for a long time now. And, PIP Video extension is built only to fulfill this need.

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You can always use Always On Top feature of VLC Media Player to play offline videos on top of other windows.

How to Use PIP Video To Dock video From Website To Desktop:

PIP Video Chrome Extension helps you watch your favorite videos from websites while doing other work on Computer. And, for that all you need to do is, add this Extension from Chrome Web Store.

PIP Video uses Chrome Panels, and since Chrome panels are not enabled by default, so you need to manually enable the Chrome Panels. This can be done by typing or pasting “chrome://flags/#enable-panels” in a new tab in Chrome and then choose Enable from the first drop-down, then select Relaunch Now.

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Once the Chrome panels are enabled, you can simply open a website with video and look for an icon on the top left side of the video. On selecting that icon that video will will instantly open in a docked PIP panel. You can resize the PIP panel by dragging its corner or choosing from default sizes by clicking on PIP Video icon in toolbar.PIP-icon

Important Points:

  1. Always wait for the web page to completely load for the icon to appear.
  2. Try not to detach PIP panel from the bottom of the screen, as it will hide the panel behind any active window.
  3.  It is mentioned in the home page of this extension that its future version will allow users to disable this extension for pre-selected websites by them.

Verdict:

PIP Video fulfills your need to watch your favorite online videos while working on your computer. For me, the best thing about this extension is that it allowed me to resize the PIP panel according to my need. I would totally recommend this Chrome Extension to all those folks who want to watch their favorite online videos while working on their computer.

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Works With: Google Chrome
Free/Paid: Free