Is there any add-on in any browser (or even a separate software/application) that can count the number of times I've watched a video in YouTube?

For example I want to know that I have viewed that certain video 13 times during last month.

Possible output:

February 2014
Shakira - Can't Remember to Forget You ft. Rihanna (shakiraVEVO) 14 views
Lady Gaga - Bad Romance (LadyGagaVEVO) 12 views

A more demanding option would be to know the time spent on each video (because a video could last 1 hour but I could have spent just 20 minutes in 4 views cause of jumping forward or viewing a specific part).


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There is a free web browser history examiner utility which could be used to generate the information that you need, it is available here.

Since it can export the information to a number of formats it should let you generate the view counts periodically - N.B. Internet Explorer is notorious for giving inflated counts of the number of visits.

To quote the web page:

New Web browser history viewer

BrowsingHistoryView is a new utility that reads the history data of 4 different Web browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Safari) and displays the browsing history of all these Web browsers in one table. The browsing history table includes the following information: Visited URL, Title, Visit Time, Visit Count, Web browser and User Profile. BrowsingHistoryView allows you to watch the browsing history of all user profiles in a running system, as well as to get the browsing history from external hard drive. You can also export the browsing history into csv/tab-delimited/html/xml file from the user interface, or from command-line, without displaying any user interface.


Now, there is a plugin to Firefox that does exactly what you ask for: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/yt-stats/


YouTube keeps track of what you watched and what not. You can get your history on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/feed/history. You would obviously need a Google Account for this.

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    This is nice. But my main point is not WHICH videos i have watched, but HOW MANY TIMES i have watched each video. Mar 11, 2014 at 6:47
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    Welcome to Software Recommendations. We want answers that explain how the recommended product matches the requirements and fits the purpose of the question. See this meta post for tips on writing an answer. If you'd done that, you might have realized that your answer does not fulfill the requirements, which is to show a count of the number of times. Mar 12, 2014 at 8:27

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