Control YouTube Videos Buffer Speed, Smoothness with SmartVideo for Slow Internet Connections

Control YouTube Videos Buffer Speed, Smoothness with SmartVideo for Slow Internet Connections

Do you have YouTube Buffering issues and Interruption while playing Videos? You are not alone here, most of the YouTube users have faced and facing these problems. Sometimes the YouTube Buffering will be fast and  videos will be played smoothly without any annoying loading Interruptions.

While Sometimes the Videos buffering slows down and even not at all loads The simple workaround to fix this slow buffering YouTube Videos, You have to click the pause button and wait for the full video load in your browser.

Frankly I don’t know why it happens to some time while most of the time YouTube Videos are playing possibly at the best.  ISP Throttling or Bandwidth throttling is the one of the primary reason for slow buffering YouTube Videos. Other than this there could be a problem in the Google server-side.

Then, You may ask , What is the Solution ? Is there any Workaround to watch my favorite YouTube Videos without any Trouble? SmartVideo is the extension for Google Chrome which provides better control over YouTube buffering, quality and playing options.


It offers plenty of Features to control YouTube and its Buffering.

  • Works with all embedded/HTML5 YouTube videos
  • Options to start YouTube Videos when the page loads,  When the video is buffered completely, or whatever buffer percentage you choose. Also, another Interesting options, that plays the videos, when it’s good to start playing.
  • Calculates time left before the video starts playing
  • It will show notifications, when YouTube Completes Buffering
  • It sets the video Quality and size as per your preference
  • Enable/disable ‘switching to HD on full screen option.
  • ‘Loop’ option on all YouTube videos

Install the Smart Video Extension from the Google Web store and start customize your YouTube Experience.  The best bet of this extension: you can set all these features for embedded YouTube videos too.

The new YouTube UI stops the buffers after you press the pause button. But this extension ensures that a buffer will load even after you press the pause video button.

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With this smart Video extension, apart from the buffering customization, you can turn off the Video annotations, full control over the YouTube Playlists.

If you have faced lags and performance issues regularly in YouTube, Smart Video is the best option to overcome those problems.

Also checkout the YouTweak, an extension makes YouTube Better By Tweaking and Adding Extra Features.

Install this Smart Video YouTube Extension

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