Waste less time on YouTube with Clea.nr Videos

Avoid going down the YouTube vortex by installing the Clea.nr Videos for YouTube browser extension, which strips out almost everything on the page but the video player itself.

We've all been there. During a productive morning at work, you innocently click on a YouTube link for a quick break. (After all, short breaks are good for productivity.) The next thing you know, however, you've wasted a good chunk of time, going from one related video to the next or scrolling through page after page of comments.

With the Clea.nr Videos for YouTube browser extension (for Chrome, Firefox, or Safari; there's also an iOS app), you can strip out all of YouTube's distractions. You may not want this setup on your home PC, but it might be an appreciated extension on your work computer.

After installing the extension (there is a bit of a workaround for installing it on Chrome because it's not listed in the Chrome Web Store; watch the video on the extension's install page for instructions), you will see a stark YouTube page.

Quickly, let's compare.

Before:

Screenshot by Matt Elliott/CNET

After:

Screenshot by Matt Elliott/CNET

As you can see, there are no related videos to tempt you, no subscriptions to peruse, and no comments to get sucked into.

(Via Lifehacker)

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