Enable Ratings Preview for YouTube with an Extension.

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Ratings Preview for YouTube is an extension for Google Chrome, also available for Mozilla Firefox and Safari, which show the likes and dislikes bar under every thumbnail in YouTube. Apart from just seeing the bar, user can also view the rating of the video before opening it. Other key features include customizable bar height, changeable bar color color, highlights the best video in the page, RP score which rates every video in scale between 1 to 10 with an algorithm.

Developer(s): Rating Preview.
Language support: English
Home page: Rating Preview
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Download: ADD TO CHROME

HOW TO: Installing Ratings Preview for YouTube™ on Google Chrome:

1. Go to Chrome web store an search for Rating Preview for YouTube, or simple click on the above download link and click on “FREE (ADD TO CHROME)“.

Ratings Preview for YouTube: Add to Chrome

Ratings Preview for YouTube: Add to Chrome

2. Google Chrome asks for user permission to add extension to the web browser. Click on “Add” to install extension to web browsers and “Cancel” to stop the installation process. Chrome also displays, what the extension might access on the web browser.

Ratings Preview for YouTube: Chrome Confirmation

Ratings Preview for YouTube: Chrome Confirmation

3. Now, a Ratings Preview for YouTube™ icon with message pop up appears at upper right corner of browser, indicating that the extension has successfully integrated with the Chrome.

Ratings Preview for YouTube: Installation Success

Ratings Preview for YouTube: Installation Success

HOW TO: Using Ratings Preview for YouTube™ on Google Chrome:

1. On successful installation, Rating Preview for YouTube is ready to use.

2. YouTube home page after enabling the Ratings Preview for YouTube.

Ratings Preview for YouTube: YouTube Homepage with Rating Preview

Ratings Preview for YouTube: YouTube Homepage with Rating Preview

3. Ratings preview during search on YouTube.

Ratings Preview for YouTube: Rating Preview on Search

Ratings Preview for YouTube: Rating Preview on Search

4. To customize setting, left click on the Ratings Preview for YouTube icon which is inside the URL bar, and click “Options“. Other way to access Ratings Preview for YouTube settings is via Chrome extension manager.

Ratings Preview for YouTube:  Accessing Options

Ratings Preview for YouTube: Accessing Options

Ratings Preview for YouTube: Settings

Ratings Preview for YouTube: Settings

HOW TO: Disable/Remove Ratings Preview for YouTube™ from Google Chrome:

1. Go to Chrome Setting > Tools > Extensions, or simply type “chrome://chrome/extensions/” in URL bar.

2. Now, un-tick the Ratings Preview for YouTube™ to temporarily disable the extension. Click on the dustbin icon and you will be greeted with pop-up, click “Remove” to remove the extension from Google Chrome.

Ratings Preview for YouTube: Disable/Delete from Chrome.

Ratings Preview for YouTube: Disable/Delete from Chrome.

 

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