Adblock for Youtube™

Removes ads from Youtube™.

What is Adblock for Youtube™?

Adblock for Youtube™ is a Chrome extension developed by AdRemover, and its main feature is "Removes ads from Youtube™.".

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Download Adblock for Youtube™ Extension CRX File

Download Adblock for Youtube™ extension files in crx format, manually install Chrome extensions in the browser, or share the crx files with friends to easily install Chrome extensions.

Extension Usage Instructions

                        ✓ Permissions: like common ad-blocking extensions we do need default permissions on every website to remove ads or popups for example on embedded videos and Youtube itself.

ⓘ About
Adblock for Youtube™ is a content filtering and ad blocking browser extension which blocks all ads on Youtube™.
It allows users to prevent page elements, such as advertisements, from being displayed. 
Banner, Ad-Clips or even preroll ads you usually see before the actual video on Youtube are blocked by this extension.

 + blocks ads, banner and popups
 + blocking of ads on external sites which load Youtube
 + prevent preroll ads from loading on Youtube
 + you can also remove annotations from videos and musics (see options page).
 + loads videos and YouTube website faster.

The technology is simply based on adblocking filterlists which blocks external ad urls on Youtube. We do not change anything on the website itself.
Adblock for Youtube boosts the performance to load websites (without ads and tracking)

It is free to download and use!


✓ Privacy 

Any video adblock detection happens on your computer and we do not see or track.

You are welcome to review our open source code which is under the GPL3 License or send us a message in the support tab!


 Changelog (latest first):

5.0.9 -   minor Bugfixes. Updated material ui
5.0.8 -   upgraded ad block deps with embedded videos
5.0.0 -   complete rewrite of Adblock for Youtube to be compliant with the Google Extension Webstore Terms

4.8.3 -   move to direct imports of adblock filterlists
4.8.3 -   updated locales, fixed adblock toolbox dependencies
4.5.0 -   removed some unused files and youtube filterlists of CRX package.
4.4.1 -   fixed case warnings and added missing dotenv dep
4.3.9 -   disabled eval for loading the adblock for Youtube list / urls.
4.3.8 -   removed adblock webextension polyfill completly
4.1.0 -   minor fix material ui design on Youtube.
4.0.5 -   improved install page for adblock onboarding.
4.0.3 -   cleaned up code minification (CWS compliant)

3.7.1 -   fixed case warning for Adblock on Youtube
3.6.2 -   updated adblock filterlists for Youtube and external sites
3.5.0 -   updated locales removed obsolete adblock html about page
3.4.0 -   complete adblock technology rewrite, cleaner code :)

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Extension Basic Information

Name Adblock for Youtube™ Adblock for Youtube™
ID cmedhionkhpnakcndndgjdbohmhepckk
Official URL
Description Removes ads from Youtube™.
File Size 150 KB
Installation Count 10,000,000
Current Version 5.4.2
Last Updated 2024-01-19
Publish Date 2019-09-25
Rating 4.44/5 Total 307785 Ratings
Developer AdRemover
Email [email protected]
Payment Type free
Extension Website
Privacy Policy Page URL
Supported Languages id,ms,de,en,fil,fr,sw,nl,no,vi,tr,ca,da,et,es,hr,it,lv,lt,hu,pl,pt-BR,pt-PT,ro,sk,sl,fi,sv,cs,el,sr,bg,ru,uk,fa,mr,hi,bn,gu,ta,te,kn-IN,ml,th,am-ET,ar,zh-CN,zh-TW,ja,ko
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