How to watching a video and working your document at the same time? One costly option is by taking two monitors, one to display the document, and another playing the video. Instead, you can take the advantage of new Windows 10 update features that have been released early last year. The default video app by Microsoft now can be sticky and always on the top in front of your work. It allows you to watch video while using another app at the same time, the same monitor.
In case you have a limited time to enjoy the movies or watching your favorite TV series, let’s jump into the tutorial below.
How to Watch Video While Using Another App at the Same Time
Locate the video you intended to watch. Right-click on it, select Open with and click Movies & TV. It was a default video player and TV streaming app by Microsoft for Windows 10.
Once it opened, take a look at the bottom bar. Click the Play in the mini view icon (red arrow). Please note that this feature only available if the Windows 10 Creator Update has been installed. In order to check your Windows 10 version, go to this page.
The video now playing in the small dimension. You also can adjust the size by dragging the corner of the window. It always sticky on the top, so you can working your paper and watching the video simultaneously.
To restore the video into actual size, click the Leave mini view icon on the corner of the window.
How to Make Youtube Video Always on Top
If you want watching video from Youtube, try the Chrome extension called Floating for Youtube. You can download and install it for free.
Once it installed, go to chrome://apps/ and open the app. Simply by copy-paste a Youtube video, it will display a mini view of video and always on top. It also similar to the Microsoft’s Movies & TV, you can drag and resize the video window easily.