Back in January, Chromium browsers had a bit of a fucky-wucky on Windows — though when I say “had,” I actually mean “this issue still happens.” The fucky-wucky in question causes the video to incorrectly stretch instead of cropping away the black bars. Here’s a pic for quick illustration. The issue first started to appearing mid-January and it started to appear across all extensions… Continue Reading... "Ultrawidify and Chrome (2021 edition, episode 2)"
I develop Ultrawidify, an extension for Firefox and Chrome. This is a tag for all Ultrawidify-related rants I come up with.
Note (2021-08-19): Chrome has annoyed me into making a follow-up article, which contains a slightly more up-to-date information. As if Microsoft Edge screwing me over in 2020 wasn’t enough, as soon as Microsoft fixed their bugs, Google decided to introduce their own. In second-ish half of Januray, Chrome and Edge both received updates that broke pretty much every single extension for correcting video aspect… Continue Reading... "Ultrawidify and Chrome (2021 edition)"
It’s been a nice autumn evening when my phone buzzes. One new email, says the notification. It’s github. Ultrawidify doesn’t work on Edge at all. Not on youtube, not on Netflix, nowhere. Curious, I think to myself and wow to not take the Valve strategy this time around. Which, of course, happens anyway because it turns out that my weekends are considerably less free… Continue Reading... "Ultrawidify and Edge (2020 edition)"
Yet another day, yet another post about stuff going wrong. This time, I’ve got a bug report that “videos are jumping around” on Facebook and some other pages. I tried to verify the problem … and everything worked fine for me. Then I decided to boot up Windows and there it was — the problem as described. So nice — we have a problem… Continue Reading... "Ultrawidify and the Improper Cropping"
Ultrawidify has been seeing some issues with constant aspect ratio readjustments. This post examines and explains why and how these issues happened. Continue Reading... "Ultrawidify: The Twitchy Twitch Problem"