2023 Oct. Update

Enhancer for YouTube has gone. The recent significant alterations implemented by YouTube's development team have led to a complete breakdown of the Enhancer for YouTube on Firefox, albeit it somewhat functions on Chromium-based browsers. (See info resource)

We know how sad this news is for YouTube users, and our team has tried their best to find alternative to enhancer for YouTube, finally, we got it out. Read on to know more.

enhancer for youtube
  • Utilize AI to enhance your video resolution to 4K
  • Enhance video clarity and quality easily 
  • Performs well on all kinds of videos, including movie and anime
  • Simple and easy interface beginners to operate
  • Works with Streamfab to enhance your downloaded YouTube videos directly

What Is Enhancer for YouTube

Enhancer for YouTube, available in Chrome Store, is a popular YouTube Chrome extension, also available for Opera, Safari, and other websites.

As an excellent YouTube helper, it is widely used to skip or block ads and it provides you with a shortcut to customize your YouTube videos. For example, you can use this YouTube enhancer to loop a video, adjust its play speed, turn up the audio, enlarge the display of YouTube video and leave your comments, etc. What's more, this YouTube enhancer is also competent to do more such as setting YouTube video resolution.

YouTube Enhancer

Review of Enhancer for YouTube

1. Is Enhancer for YouTube Safe

Yes, Enhancer for YouTube is safe. Someone has been using this YouTube extension chrome and given this feedback. “I’ve been using chrome YouTube extension for a long time and have never experienced issues and I’m like 99 percent sure it’s safe because it’s never done anything that I would deem unsafe. Also, the “block ads” feature is amazing, it automatically skips ads even if they don’t have a skip ad button”. 

 Is Enhancer for YouTube Safe?

2. How to use Enhancer for YouTube on Chrome

Besides using a third-party YouTube extension to improve video quality, Enhancer for YouTube Chrome itself works to play videos at your preferred quality automatically. Now, let me tell you how to change video quality on YouTube with this YouTube Chrome extension.

Install Enhancer for YouTube to Chrome
Tick off the box of “Automatically play videos at my preferred quality”
Select video resolution from 144p to 240p, 360p, 480p, 720p, 1080p, 1440p, 2160p, 2880p and 4320p
Set “Preferred quality”, “Second choice”, “Third choice” and “Fourth choice”

how to use Enhancer for YouTube Chrome

3. [Important!] Drawbacks of Enhancer for YouTube Chrome

Although Enhancer for YouTube is easy to use, it doesn’t work always well as you expect. Here, I have listed 2 most frequent bugs happening to Enhancer for YouTube.

❌ What we don't like

Enhancer for YouTube delays video: some users reported that when playing a video it takes 10-20 seconds to start. 

Causes YouTube logon/comments to be lost: YouTube keeps requiring login. Also, comments fail to load. Disabling the add-on makes the problem go away.

Enhancer for YouTube Chrome seems not so stable in performance. So if you want to get a higher video quality with stable performance, Enhancer for YouTube extension is not such a positive choice.

Alternative to Enhance YouTube Video: UniFab Video Enalrger AI

For a better YouTube experience, you can install a third-party video enhancer in your computer, or add Enhancer for YouTube to Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera, etc. *However, as we mentioned above, Enhancer for YouTube extension shut down in 2023 due to the changed rules of YouTube. 

But luckily, here we get a third-party enhancer for YouTube, which can enhance the downloaded YouTube videos from 480p/720p to 1080p/4k quality content. 

enhancer for youtube

UniFab Video Upscaler AI

This is a professional AI-based video enhancer designed to improve video quality, such as enlarging download YouTube video up to 4k, enhancing video clarity and quality, etc.
  • Restore your low-res YouTube videos into 720p/1080p/4k content
  • Enhance video clarity to a more realistic and vivid visual effect
  • Support video editing to meet your personalized demand
  • Get 50x faster speed with GPU acceleration

Operation steps

*Tips: You can download YouTube videos with Streamfab first, and then the downloaded videos can be directly imported into UniFab to get enhanced.

Step 1

Launch UniFab and choose the 'Enlarger' module.

Install the software on your device and open the interface

Step 2

Load the source and edit the output video

Choose the 'Enlarger' module. Click the Add Video button to select the YouTube video you want to enhance or upscale to 4k. 

YouTube Enhancer

What's more, you can also set your videos to 'YouTube' web video size with UniFab:

YouTube Enhancer

Step 3

Customize the restoring video file

Click the start button and UniFab will complete the video task to enhance youtube at lightning speed.

YouTube Enhancer


Do you want YouTube videos in HD format? Expect to watch videos in your preferred style and under eye-protecting mode? Enhancer for YouTube is one of the best YouTube extensions you're looking for.

But sadly this Enhancer for YouTube has been closed in 2023. If you find it is unavailable to access this YouTube enhancer, turn to an offline video enhancer, UniFab Video Upscaler AI, for help. It is qualified to help you upscale video in a better result.