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Release Notes

Version 1.8.1 (17.11.2023)
macOS
iOS
iPadOS

  • ✅ improved Skip action, working on even more websites
  • ✅ overlay actions are only shown on the primary video of a webpage now, not on every video on the website

Version 1.8 (18.09.2023)
macOS
iOS
iPadOS

  • 🆕 Skip & PiP overlay actions, overlaid on top of videos: skip to the end of unwanted videos or enter picture-in-picture with a single tap
  • 🆕 Automatic Speed Lock prevents websites from resetting your playback speed to 1x on their own
  • 🆕 Settings button to quickly open the settings in the app

Version 1.7 (16.03.2023)
macOS
iOS
iPadOS

  • 🆕 inline assistance pro-actively helping in case of fullscreen or picture-and-picture permission issues
    macOS
    iOS
    iPadOS
  • 🐞 fixed problems with extended PiP controls on macOS Ventura when displayed on a non-Retina display
    macOS

Version 1.6.3 (22.01.2022)
macOS
iOS
iPadOS

  • ✅ improved compatibility with netflix.com

Version 1.6.2 (20.12.2021)
macOS
iOS
iPadOS

  • ✅ improved support for live videos
  • ✅ improved handling of video elements placed inside web components

Version 1.6.1 (01.12.2021)
macOS

  • 🆕 New setting to activate/deactive extended PiP. Scroll down in the app to reach the setting.
  • ✅ improved compatibility of the default speed setting

Version 1.6 (30.11.2021)
macOS
iOS
iPadOS

  • 🚀 Initial release for macOS!
    macOS
    • 🆕 extends picture-in-picture with additional functionality:
      • jump back/forward
      • playback speed control
      • display remaining time
    • 🆕 with native user interface
    • ℹī¸ requires macOS 10.13 with Safari 13.1.2 or later
  • 🆕 New setting: pick a default speed for video playback that is applied to all videos
    macOS
    iOS
    iPadOS
  • 🐞 Fixing a visual glitch in the popup when using dark mode
    iOS
    iPadOS

Version 1.5 (20.10.2021)
iOS
iPadOS

  • 🆕 Settings inside the app
    • pick your own skip intervals
    • change the available minimum (0.1x - 0.5x) and maximum playback speeds (1.1x to 10.0x)
  • 🆕 New technology stack (codenamed "Infinite Mesh") for locating and controlling web videos: allows Vidimote to reach the most remote corners of a website's structure, including multiple layers of embedding.
  • 🐞 Bugfixes

Version 1.1 (23.09.2021)
iOS
iPadOS

  • ✅ Improved compatibility with embedded videos that cross origin boundaries
  • ✅ Improved active video detection heuristics (for pages with many videos on it)
  • 🐞 Bugfixes

Version 1.0 (20.09.2021)
iOS
iPadOS

  • 🚀 Initial release for iOS and iPadOS.