How can I play Netflix at double speed?
August 26, 2014 12:45 PM   Subscribe

Are there Chrome or Firefox add-ons that allow one to play Netflix content at double/triple speed? Seems unlikely since Netflix utilizes Silverlight and Googling hasn't turned up any useful options, but I figured it was worth checking. Alternately, are there add-ons that allow double/triple speed for streaming video sites other than Youtube?
posted by lizzicide to Technology (4 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
I can't answer your specific questions, but as a workaround for the latter, you could download the video using some browser plug-in (I use Video DownloadHelper for Firefox). You can then play it at your desired speed in VLC or some similar program. It's not ideal, but it should work in a pinch.
posted by Geppp at 12:54 PM on August 26, 2014

Do you have a PS3 or 4? The default netflix client has 1.5x with sound and 2/4/6/8/16/32/128x without
posted by Oktober at 1:01 PM on August 26, 2014 [3 favorites]

Probably not helpful, but Apple TV and Netflix will let you use the remote to keep fast-forward on. Maybe the Chromecast has a similar integration. You'd still need a remote though.
posted by symphonicknot at 1:08 AM on August 28, 2014

All of a sudden, my previously-installed Chrome extension Video Speed Controller started working on Netflix!
posted by lizzicide at 10:28 AM on September 7, 2014 [2 favorites]

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