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Tube Controller

By Tom Parry

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Tube Controller allows use of the media keys on your keyboard to control YouTube.

** Please note, Tube Controller is no longer compatible with Google Chrome.

- Compatible with Safari
- Runs in the background
- Play/pause keyboard keys
- Rewind/fast forward keyboard keys
- Operates from the top menu status bar
- Quick launch YouTube menu item
- Doesn't disrupt iTunes or QuickTime Player

Optional features:
- Launch Tube Controller at log in
- Disables computer from sleeping when YouTube is playing

Trademark 'YouTube' belongs to YouTube, LLC/Google Inc. This software is not affiliated with YouTube LLC/Google Inc.

Information about updates:
Unfortunately since the initial launch of Tube Controller version 1.0 to the Mac App Store, there have been changes to the types of apps allowed. Apple has made sandboxing mandatory for all new apps and app updates. The current sandbox doesn't support many of the features Tube Controller needs to function, such as talking to the browsers and monitoring media key events from the keyboard.
We are always looking out for new ways to update the app.

We're sure that you will still love Tube Controller version 1.0!


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Customer Reviews

Awesome app

Love it. Its tiny and super responsive and intuitive. Few things where the app could be extended, e.g. to include skip video in a playlist - currently skips about 15 seconds forward, which is great when listing to an individual video but in playlist it would be nice to have the option to skip the whole video

Does exactly what it says.

However if you would change the arrows to skip songs forward/backward, I might even consider to pay for that app… However for free app 5 stars

full screen support please

just what I was looking for, however it only works on safari when its not in full screen mode, rendering it useless for me. Please update to fix this

Tube Controller
View in Mac App Store
  • £0.99
  • Category: Utilities
  • Released:
  • Version: 1.0
  • Size: 0.1 MB
  • Language: English
  • Developer:

Compatibility: OS X 10.6 or later, 64-bit processor

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