ni554n / Video Speed Control with Keyboard


Version: 3.1+9bc9d27 updated

Summary: Controls any HTML5 video playback speed by pressing shortcut keys. See source code comment for the shortcut keymap.



License: MIT

Video Speed Control with Keyboard

Userscript for controlling any HTML5 video playback speed using these following shortcut keys:

Key Speed
, -0.5x
. +0.5x
; 1x
' 2.5x
[ 2x
] 1.75x


Any userscript manager, such as:


Use any of these following links:

Version History

  • 3.1
    • Now retains the latest speed information of the player instead of always resetting to the default speed.
  • 3.0
    • No longer changes speed when the keypress is coming from any text editing field.
  • 2.0
    • Changed to a much more robust event-based mechanism. Now it works reliably on every website.
  • 1.0
    • Initial implementation.


Author: Nissan Ahmed (@ni554n)

Project: Homepage / Support

License: MIT

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