How to Pop Out and View YouTube Videos on macOS Sierra
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Whenever there’s a major change in an operating system, the press conferences focus on the big changes — how it’ll really affect your life on a daily basis.

macOS Sierra is no exception, but now that the dust has settled, there’s lots of cool little goodies that come up. One such feature is the ability to pop out YouTube videos and watch them in picture-in-picture in Safari. If you weren’t paying attention, this is one of those things that could have flown right under the radar. Don’t worry, though, because we’re on top of it!

Here’s how to get picture-in-picture going:

  • Go to the YouTube video you want to watch in Safari (that one’s key, as this particular feature is part of Safari).
  • Right-click the video.
  • Right-click again.
  • Click Enter Picture-in-Picture.

And that’s it! Now you can move the video around your screen while you continue to get work done (or procrastinate and pretend you’re getting work done)!

Any other macOS Sierra tips you think we should share? Let us know in the comments!

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  1. Michael
    November 16, 2017 at 10:37 pm

    oh my god. I was looking for this for so many years. thank you

    • Miguel
      December 3, 2017 at 1:50 am

      Thank you!

  2. awrat
    October 19, 2017 at 12:20 am

    Thank you very much - didn't think it was possible :)

  3. Hans August
    August 25, 2017 at 7:38 pm

    Just what I was looking for. Thanks a lot!!

  4. Jimmy
    May 15, 2017 at 12:55 am

    man you rock. thank you!

  5. Rich
    April 18, 2017 at 7:55 pm

    Thank you!!

  6. Mark M
    February 17, 2017 at 7:01 pm

    No Mac I have ever owned has a right button. There is only one button (or the trackpad). Holding control and clicking works as a "right click".

    • Jim
      April 24, 2017 at 12:41 am

      Thank you!!!!

    • Hans August
      August 25, 2017 at 7:37 pm

      You can also go to [System settings > Trackpad] and enable "Secondary click". That will let you open the context menu (or any right-click action) with two fingers on the pad.

  7. Regi
    November 23, 2016 at 6:07 pm

    thank you to share!