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Is it possible to choose video quality in TED online player?

Most probably there's no way to do that. Here's what they say on their site: TED uses an HLS-based player (as opposed to Flash) that’s built in-house. The video player is designed to automatically ...
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How to (most efficiently) download video from Periscope?

Here's my Windows batch script that supports all latest Periscope updates, plus has an option to download multiple replays, record live streams, convert .ts to .mp4 and rotate it, if necessary. Uses ...
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How can I download subtitles for a Vimeo video?

Found answer at Stack Overflow (the only difference was *.vtt instead of *.srt): To get any file downloaded by an swf loaded with by a html page, you can use your browser developer tool and look ...
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How to fix choppy streaming in Amazon Instant Video?

I know this won't be a popular answer but I was having the same problems watching Amazon videos in the Chrome browser. Since I was using a Windows machine, I just started watching in Internet ...
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Suddenly all the YouTube videos on Firefox stopped loading, when I right click I get something about HTML5 player

It is most likely an issue specific to your graphics card. Please file a bug at https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=Core then choose the video/audio component. Paste in the information ...
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How can I capture a future YouTube livestream between two points in time?

If the user is using the "stream now"-feature, you can simply access it via youtube.com/channelURLhere/live, and recording a stream can be done via any screen recording tool really, there ought to be ...
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Will rental expiration on Amazon Instant Video interrupt movie playback?

I haven't tested this hypothesis enough to confirm it: but there was at least one time when I resumed a rental which had more than an hour left on it with the ticker telling me I had 20 minutes or so ...
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CNN autoplay video has changed and must be blocked another way?

After further searching, I've found plug-ins for both Firefox and Chrome that handle both the Flash and HTML5 attempts to auto-play videos on CNN. It appears that CNN is now trying up to six times to ...
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Twitch channel to stream another channel

I think what you are referring to is hosting. To host a channel you can either use a chat command in your chat (/host channelname) or you can go to that channel and click the host button on the bottom ...
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Looking for website for watching Dropbox/Google Drive videos online

There are couple of alternatives for you. Cytu.be and Rave.io They both support Google Drive. One of their main differences is that rave.io is only available on iOS and Android. Some of the key ...
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How do I browse TikTok videos without a proprietary mobile app?

At the time of writing, TikTok now has a web interface that can be accessed through a web browser. Signup page: https://www.tiktok.com/signup/?lang=en Following page: https://www.tiktok.com/following?...
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How is Google Drive streaming my h264 in browser?

The most likely answer is that Google re-encodes your video when it is uploaded to Google Drive. Google Drive's video player seems to be nearly identical to YouTube's video player. It's a fairly ...
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Download videos from UNFCCC webcast service (azuremediaplayer - azure.net)

This might help you: https://kwizzu.com/construct.html Either you merge them together: Merging audio and video using ffmpeg Or you can use VLC to "watch"/"hear" multiple files at the same time: ...
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How can I download subtitles for a Vimeo video?

You can access captions through the Vimeo API. The Text Track endpoints allow you to retrieve direct links to the caption files.
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How to (most efficiently) download video from Periscope?

youtube-dl supports downloading from periscope.tv. I've tried it with live streaming and past events, and it works for both.
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How to (most efficiently) download video from Periscope?

From my test I found the following: During a live broadcast, on average the last 15-20 live chunk files are still available. A chunk is usually 3 seconds, so that means you can retrospectively go ...
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YouTube Stuck to HD Video

There are two option available to play the youtube video and you need to select one (i) Always choose the best quality for my connection and player size (ii) I have a slow connection. Never play ...
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Can I use a Google Drive download URL to stream unprocessed video?

Unfortunately Google deprecated this feature August 2016. Or rather its available only in Google Cloud platform plan, no longer a feature of Google drive. As they want to focus on their core user ...
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?rel=0 auto changes to %3Frel%3D0 when adding to end of YouTube link to stop related videos… Why?

%3Frel%3D0 is just the URL encoded version of ?rel=0 You can check it here. And can read more about URL encoding here. Why this happens only sometimes and not some other times, I don’t know, but is ...
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Private streaming session on Twitch.tv

Unfortunately, no. There is currently no way to do a private stream on Twitch. As an alternative, you could use YouTube to host your private livestream.
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Can I live stream using YouTube Hangouts On Air without using my Google+ account name?

Short answer Now Youtube offers more options for live streaming. You could still use Hangouts on Air but also could use the Stream Now [BETA], but if you still want to use Hangouts on Air, you will ...
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Will rental expiration on Amazon Instant Video interrupt movie playback?

I just had a movie stop playing in the middle when I hit the expiration time, and then the movie was no longer accessible.
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Will rental expiration on Amazon Instant Video interrupt movie playback?

Yes, your playback will be interrupted. At least mine was. I had 28 minutes left on my X-Men Apocalypse rental and decided to watch it a second time. At the 27:07 mark the playback stopped and would ...
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Will rental expiration on Amazon Instant Video interrupt movie playback?

As of 2016, I was able to watch the final 45 minutes of a movie after it expired and I was able to pause for 5 minutes and resume play with no issues.
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