INTRO: Mozilla has long offered the selection to seem at videos in Picture-in-Picture (PiP) mode on its Firefox browser on the desktop. The company is now preparing to feature the power to let users simultaneously watch multiple videos in PiP mode.
First spotted by Techdows, Firefox’s development team has now added multiple PiP video support within the newest Firefox 84 Nightly build. The feature isn’t present by default and you’ll got to change a preference to form it functional.
Enable Multiple PiP Windows on Firefox
To enable multiple PiP windows on Firefox, open the newest Firefox Nightly and attend about:config. In the search box that appears now, type “media.videocontrols.picture-in-picture.allow-multiple” and switch its value to ‘true’. Once you’ve done that, restart your browser. The next time you open multiple videos and switch to PiP mode, you’ll notice that they open in separate windows.
feature supports a minimum of 6 videos at an equivalent time. Practically speaking, this must be quite enough for many users. As you’ll see below, the browser managed to handle 6 videos with none hiccups. In case you’re wondering, Firefox Nightly used almost 2GB of RAM while playing all the videos.
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Using multiple PiP windows on Firefox is certainly getting to be a distinct segment use-case. Fortunately, you are doing have quick controls to mute or unmute videos without having to modify thereto tab and that’s getting to be handy when you’d wish to instantly pay attention to a specific video.
As mentioned earlier, support for multiple PiP videos isn’t sleep in the stable build of Firefox yet. However, we could expect Mozilla to bring this feature to the stable channel over the approaching months. For now, you’ll try the feature by installing the newest Nightly build from the link below.
Download Firefox Nightly (Desktop)