How do I stop websites opening new tab?

Description of the issue:
The website,, lets you download videos from YouTube as MP4’s. They now open ads in new tabs.

Steps to Reproduce (add as many as necessary): 1. 2. 3.

  1. Navigate to
  2. Enter the URL of a YouTube video and click on Download to the right of the link.
  3. KeepVid opens a tab showing an ad.

Actual Result (gifs and screenshots are welcome!):
[My apologies: I do not know how to post a screenshot.]

Expected result:
The expected result is a button to click to download the video found. The expected result is still shown in the original page to but a new tab with the ad is created and shown, instead.

Reproduces how often:
Evey time.

Operating System and Brave Version(See the About Brave page in the main menu):
Version 1.16.68 Chromium: 86.0.4240.111 (Official Build) (x86_64)
running on MacOS Catalina 10.15.7 (19H2)

Additional Information:
Website developer ignores emails asking about this new “feature”.

Thanks for reporting – I can reproduce this on my end consistently. Reaching out to the team now.

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