7kt_swe / Plain old youtube (2020) | 7KT EDITION


Version: 2.2.3+fa38709 updated

Summary: Polymer Engine FIX | API Included | Old compact YouTube | Customizable thumbnail size | Customizable video player size | Video download buttons(no redirect) | Grey-out thumbnails on watched videos | Hide suggestions blocks | Hide Filters bar at Home page and in up next column | And much more!




License: MIT

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[2.2.0] - 2021-02-20
Removed outdated options that interfered with the script.
[2.1.9] - 2021-02-20
Fixed issue: active-link not changing color when using old logo option in Chrome

IMPORTANT: Script doesn't support Greasemonkey
Use Tampermonkey or Violentmonkey instead

Grey out watched video thumbnails info:
Use ALT+LeftClick or ALT+RightClick on a video list item to manually toggle the watched marker.
The mouse button is defined in the script and can be changed.
For restoring/merging history, source file can also be a YouTube's history data JSON
(downloadable from
Or a list of YouTube video URLs (using current time as timestamps).**

The script options menu is located in the top right corner:

Currently available options:

  • Old YouTube logo option
  • Turn on or off video previews when mouse-over
  • Make the search-bar smaller and better positioned
  • Grey-out thumbnails indicator for watched videos
  • Hide Filters bar at front page and when watching video in "up next column"
  • Collapse "guide" menu by default
  • Customizable thumbnail size
  • Hide suggestion blocks
  • Unstick header bar from top of the screen
  • Hide channel banners
  • Change YT logo target
  • Local video downloader
  • Customizable player size

Thanks bogudan and for the Youtube polymer engine fixes script implemented in this version.
Also thanks to jcunews for the source code to mark watched videos, now modified and re-designed by me.


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