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Many youtube videos don't load but show a “loading” icon instead

I installed Windows 8.1 2 days ago and I'm pretty sure that's when this issue started. About half of the youtube videos I try to watch are infinitely stuck at this screen: It seems that ...
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320 views

How do I make h.264 work on YouTube on Firefox on Windows 7 64 bit?

Various news articles state that Firefox supports h.264 on Windows since version 20. As of this writing the version is 24, yet Firefox still can't play most YouTube videos. I did the HTML5 opt-in and ...
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121 views

YouTube style linking inside HTML5 Video player

After a video has played on YouTube, often there will be a follow up link after the video has finished playing in the form of related videos. I'm looking to implement similar into my HTML5 Video. It ...
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314 views

Is there any possible way to automute ads on YouTube?

This is probably going to be very difficult because YouTube uses both a flash player and a HTML5 player, but is there any possible way to make sure that when ads are being played, the volume is muted, ...
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1k views

Why do some YouTube videos play with HTML5 [closed]

Why do some videos play in HTML5 instead of flash even though I'm out of the HTML5 trial? I'm watching this video, just in case it matters: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQkcu_qUF7U Does this video ...
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1k views

YouTube force video to play in HTML5 mode

I am a Lubuntu user and find Flash to be extremely laggy on it. I signed up for the YouTube HTML5 beta and, after a while was able to watch videos using the HTML5 player. However, recently videos ...
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662 views

Firefox 16.02 won't play Youtube HTML5 video - I did a clean install of Firefox

I get the error message on the youtube video screen: "Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to view our FAQ about HTML5 video. The FAQ page says ...
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HTML 5 video tag not showing on website source [duplicate]

whenever i view the page source of a website that plays HTML5 video, there is no < video > tag in it. here is a sample HTML5 video webpage: [link]youtube.com/watch?v=mzPxo7Y6JyA
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183 views

HTML video tag not showing on source of some websites

Why is it that every time I try to view the source of a website that plays HTML 5 video (like YouTube), I don't see the HTML video tag? For example, on this site: ...
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1answer
13k views

Live streaming with html5 - plus how does Youtube do it?

So I have a Wii U now and tested Youtube Live streaming... and it worked flawlessly. Wow, I thought, I have to find out what kind of codec, container format, protocol, etc is used, but I kinda failed ...
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1answer
166 views

How to make YouTube search results to be of webm format in Firefox?

In Google Chrome there is an extension that add &webm=1 in all YouTube search URIs. I did not find an alternative add-on in Firefox, any alternative methods? Thanks.
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1k views

Crappy YouTube quality with HTML5 player?

I have a fresh installation of Fedora 17 Beta that I've installed the relevant codecs for. VLC seems to be handling playback. However, on all the YouTube videos with the HTML5 player the quality is ...
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How to disable HTML5 video on YouTube with Firefox?

I'm running Firefox (12.0 beta), and whenever a video is available in HTML5, it will open in that. I have opted-out of the HTML5 preview (I saw a post suggesting to opt-in then opt-out again, which I ...