Does an app like this exist?

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  1. dogbone macrumors 68020

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    It p155es me off that when watching video on the net like google video for example (see figure 1) that I have to have all this crap around the image.

    At the moment what I do is open a four stickies notes set to gray and to float on top and stretch them out around the image, which work OK.

    But I was wondering if there was an app already that does this either by creating a clear window with a big movable border or by some other solution.
     

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  2. epochblue macrumors 68000

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    I don't quite understand the problem....too much black around the video? Am I completely misunderstanding?
     
  3. gloss macrumors 601

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    He wants to watch videos on Google Video or YouTube and see JUST the video, without the rest of the site around it to distract the eye.
     
  4. Killyp macrumors 68040

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    Google Video was just an example...

    I think you'll have to improvise...
     
  5. epochblue macrumors 68000

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    Don't both services offer full-screen options?
     
  6. jsw Moderator emeritus

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    Just use the control-scroll screen zooming introduced with the wireless Mighty Mouse and then with 10.4.8 to zoom so only the video is on the screen.
     
  7. phuong macrumors 6502a

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    you can download the video to your computer and watch it offline, with VLC, for example

    there are plenty of website lets you do that.
    javimoya.com and keepvid.com come to mind
     
  8. Majost macrumors newbie

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    If you don't mind the distortion caused by zooming in on the movie, you can turn on the Universal Access zoom and then press command-option-= and command-option-- (minus) to zoom in on the movie. Then you get full screen (distorted) YouTube movies!
     
  9. Blackheart macrumors 6502a

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    You could download SmallScreenX, usually used by web developers for resolution testing. You can set the program to dim what isn't in the box.
     
  10. dogbone thread starter macrumors 68020

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    Hey that's pretty good. If I could enlarge the borders it would be exactly what I was after. But I could not see the option for dimming outside the box. But this is a useful app anyway.
     

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