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How do I stop automatic download of videos?

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Websites often have videos and gifs on their pages, many will auto-download and auto-play. After doing some Searches, I was able to stop auto-play by changing some settings in Firefox. The problem is these videos and gifs are still auto-downloading. I'm using current version of Firefox, checked Plugin settings and checked Extensions.

How do I stop automatic download of videos and gifs?

Thanks for any help, tips or links.

Websites often have videos and gifs on their pages, many will auto-download and auto-play. After doing some Searches, I was able to stop auto-play by changing some settings in Firefox. The problem is these videos and gifs are still auto-downloading. I'm using current version of Firefox, checked Plugin settings and checked Extensions. How do I stop automatic download of videos and gifs? Thanks for any help, tips or links.

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It seems to work great, thanks for your help, Mkll !  :)

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Any chance there's a method to stop Gifs? I've been to pages that literally has dozens of Gifs trying to load and play at the same time. Here's a recent example on a site doing reviews for tv series.

I can start another thread for Gifs, if necessary.

http://www.dayofthehuman.com/2017/12/02/travelers-season-2-episode-7-17-minutes-recap-and-analysis/

Thanks

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