Some days back YouTube removed the “Stop Download” feature from their player. They also removed video pre-buffering. In this article I will help you to get the “Stop Download” feature using bookmarklet/userscript.
This is the easiest method and will work on all browsers. (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, etc). To use it, drag and drop the above bookmarklet to your Bookmarks toolbar. To stop a YouTube video while watching, just click on the bookmarklet and the video will stop downloading.
Stop YouTube Video (bookmarklet)
Userscript will give you a button below your YouTube player to stop the download. Userscript download link is provided below.
Steps to install Userscript
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