5
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4answers
27k views

Disable YouTube HTML5 player in Chrome

I'm running Chrome on my Mac and all of the sudden videos started playing in the HTML 5 player instead of the Flash player. I am not in the HTML 5 trial, the button says Join instead of Leave and I ...
0
votes
0answers
98 views

Restore previous Flash interface

Using Firefox, YouTube now uses this poor interface click the gear expand quality dropdown select quality click gear again to close Now with Internet Explorer (and Firefox previously) click ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Skipping to position in YouTube player is apparently limited to buffered data

I experience this annoying effect and I don't understand if the problem is of the OS (OS X), the browser (Chrome), the Flash player, or YouTube itself. Everything is upgraded to the latest version, ...
2
votes
2answers
5k views

Youtube - why are some videos html5 and some flash - and how do I force html5?

When I watch this youtube video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KqnB2Ew0SFM&feature=BFa&list=WL2AA75EB885F2A4B4 it's in flash. But when I click on http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LD3ywXEydyk ...
2
votes
2answers
630 views

Youtube videos buffering second time. Why?

I have a slow internet connection so I cant play video directly, I need to pause and wait for few min to buffer. I keep buffering in small player mode after buffering a while I make it full screen ...
1
vote
1answer
197 views

Youtube - How to disable autoplay in Cosmic Panda?

I have the experimental Cosmic Panda lay-out on YouTube. It annoys me that videos are played automatically when I have opened a playlist. How do i prevent this?
1
vote
0answers
543 views

Youtube video suddenly growing too large for its embedding area

This happens me very frequently that I watch a video on Youtube (not full screen) and suddenly for some reason the video grows 2 or 4 times its size, but the box in which the video is displayed on the ...
7
votes
3answers
24k views

Play YouTube videos using Flash instead of HTML5

Since upgrading my kids' browser to Firefox 4, YouTube seems to have switched them over to HTML5 video, which the computer apparently can't handle because it stutters horribly, causing Child Rage ...
5
votes
5answers
20k views

Gray exclamation mark keeps appearing on Youtube

This has been happening a lot lately, mostly on Youtube. I don't know if it's YouTube, Adobe Flash or Firefox. This will happen even half-way through playing a video, it will randomly turn into ...
8
votes
2answers
2k views

Stop autoplay on youtube but enable buffering

There's already a question asking about how to stop youtube videos from automatically playing, however the solution there doesn't satisfy me as it prevents the video from buffering in the background. ...
14
votes
5answers
3k views

What advantages and disadvantages are there to using the HTML5 beta of YouTube?

Google has a beta of YouTube that uses HTML5's video tag, but what gains do I get from using this, other than not having to install Flash just for YouTube?
3
votes
1answer
381 views

Tweaking YouTube playback

How can I adjust brightness and speed while watching a video on YouTube? If there isn't a way to do this with YouTube's flash player, can I do this with HTML5 video (through their beta)?