How to speed up YouTube videos – 1.5x or 2x YouTube videos

I want to share my favorite productivity hack to speed up YouTube videos. You may also want to check out how to speed up Podcasts on Android. I regularly watch YouTube videos at 2x speed and I couldn’t imagine my live without it anymore. Let me show you 3 methods.

 

 

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1. Google Chrome Plugin (FREE)

Here are the steps to get this working:

  1. Open Chrome
  2. Enable HTML5 player: https://www.youtube.com/html5
  3. Install Google Chrome Plugin: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/html5-video-speed-control/ejdipbccipeloijefbkiakckfhdbgocg?hl=en
  4. Refresh browser

2. Google Chrome Plugin (FREE)

  1. Open Chrome
  2. Enable HTML5 player: https://www.youtube.com/html5
  3. Install Google Chrome Plugin: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/html5-video-for-youtube/dolajcekhnohkpncmhgledbmndjpblei?hl=en
  4. Refresh browser

3. Software (paid)

  1. Download MySpeed at Enounce: http://schurpf.com/go/myspeed
  2. Restart browser

Note that method 1. and 2. only work in chrome and YouTube while method 3. works in multiple browsers and multiple video hosting sites. I personally use MySpeed to speed up YouTube videos and it has saved me a lot of time. To save time speeding up podcasts, check this guide for Android. If you have questions or comments, feel free to add them below :)

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