Bringing the Picture-in-Picture experience to the desktop. Lets you keep a window in front of everything, whether it is a webpage or a video.
A few months ago I started looking for a program that let me have a Picture-in-Picture mode on a Windows machine, primarily to watch Netflix and YouTube/Twitch streams (mainly e-sports) while coding, found nothing that met my needs. Reading on electron's reddit I came across with this post, it's about the process of publishing an Electron app to the App Store, turns out that app was about what I've been looking for, but sadly it's only available on MacOS (Can't afford a Mac
Current state of the project
The project it's in a very ALPHA state as I started this project just for myself and most of it's code was done in a "hurry" just to have something working up.
- Open any link with the Browser extension
- Local Video support
- Click-through and See-through
- Hide window to menu tray
- Mute window
- View recently open links
- More to come...
As I'm trying to improve this project overall, PRs are more than welcome!.
Check out the Feature tag in Issues to see all in progress and upcoming ideas.
Currently there's no installers for each platform so here's what you need to do:
- Install using
- Then run
yarn install:ffmpeg(just the first time you clone the repository).
- Finally run
yarn build:devand in a separate terminal run
UPDATE: Windows installer is coming soon! Other OSs will come eventually, still trying to make some time to work on this.
To open any link from your Chrome Browser you need to add the chrome-extension, which is not available on the store just yet but, you can add it manually:
- Go to
chrome://extensionson your Chrome Browser.
Developer modeon the top-right corner.
- Click on
Load unpacked, search for
chrome-extensionfolder located at the root of this project and open it.
Special thanks ❤
- @yoannmoinet The creator of Fenêtre. Thank you for some insights and for the awesome post.
- @ssnjrthegr8 Logo designer. Thank you so much!