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Youtube Freezing

  • Hi,

    i like some time to play videos from Youtube when i play games, but when i open a game or open more taps in opera the video it self freeze but the audio still working and when i try to pause it and play it again the video and sound freezes the only thing to fix it is to refresh the tap 2 or 3 times.

    I tried another web browsers but didn't get this issue, and i'm suffering from this issue over like 6 months.

    If anyone got fix please share, i tried troubleshooting like disable hardware acceleration or extensions but didn't help.

  • @aii-s Disable hardware-accelerated video decode by typing this
    opera://flags/#disable-accelerated-video-decode
    into the address bar and pressing enter. Then you have the possiblity to deactivate it.
    It should fix your problem.

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  • @aii-s most videos on youtube are encoded with VP9/VP8 codec, That means older GPUs can't decode VP8 or VP9 at all.. unless your video card supports it..

    This extension will make YouTube stream H.264 videos instead of VP8/VP9 videos.. Extension is called - H264ify - found here

    But ya will need to install this chrome extension to Opera 1st called - Install Chrome Extensions - found here

  • @aii-s This post may help found here

  • @ocirnes said in Youtube Freezing:

    @aii-s Disable hardware-accelerated video decode by typing this
    opera://flags/#disable-accelerated-video-decode
    into the address bar and pressing enter. Then you have the possiblity to deactivate it.
    It should fix your problem.

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    This fix helped me, but what's the benefit of Hardware-accelerated video decode if lagging like that?
    And it will effect on another websites like Vimeo if i kept it disabled?

    @nvmjustagirl said in Youtube Freezing:

    @aii-s most videos on youtube are encoded with VP9/VP8 codec, That means older GPUs can't decode VP8 or VP9 at all.. unless your video card supports it..

    This extension will make YouTube stream H.264 videos instead of VP8/VP9 videos.. Extension is called - H264ify - found here

    But ya will need to install this chrome extension to Opera 1st called - Install Chrome Extensions - found here

    My GPU can decode VP9/VP8, i have GTX 960 it's from Nvidia Maxwell family GM206.
    but i will try your extension if i face this issue again.

    @nvmjustagirl said in Youtube Freezing:

    @aii-s This post may help found here

    I already tried this but didn't help, thanks for sharing.

  • @aii-s said in Youtube Freezing:

    GPU can decode VP9/VP8

    ya said your - GPU can decode VP9/VP8 - so no need to install it...

    btw you're welcome.. and sorry ya have 'n problem with opera..

    if ya don't mind me ask 'n.. what version of opera 32 bit 64 bit - what version of windows 32 or 64 bit - linux - mac and is computer a laptop - desktop ..

  • @nvmjustagirl said in Youtube Freezing:

    @aii-s said in Youtube Freezing:

    GPU can decode VP9/VP8

    ya said your - GPU can decode VP9/VP8 - so no need to install it...

    btw you're welcome.. and sorry ya have 'n problem with opera..

    if ya don't mind me ask 'n.. what version of opera 32 bit 64 bit - what version of windows 32 or 64 bit - linux - mac and is computer a laptop - desktop ..

    I'm using Opera 64 bit and Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit too on desktop.

  • @aii-s said in Youtube Freezing:

    This fix helped me, but what's the benefit of Hardware-accelerated video decode if lagging like that?
    And it will effect on another websites like Vimeo if i kept it disabled?

    Glad to hear it helped you.
    It's a bug. Period. Dunno if it is a Chromium issue or an Opera issue. It was introduced in O52 and I have the same problem.
    I'm using an Intel i5-7300HQ and an Intel HD630, so old hardware isn't the problem here.
    This fix affects all videos ofc, it's not YT specific.

  • @aii-s For a while anti-virus softwares & Firewall softwares is now see 'n requests from YouTube and other streaming sites, ect.. so could ya disable n e anti stuff and firewalls.. then go see if that helps...

  • @nvmjustagirl He already said that the problem was fixed by deactivating hardware-accelerated video decode. It has nothing to do with AV or firewalls.

  • @ocirnes lol He also said this This fix helped me, but what's the benefit of Hardware-accelerated video decode if lagging like that?
    And it will effect on another websites like Vimeo if i kept it disabled?

    i'm sure he wants to keep Hardware-accelerated video decode... maybe he doesn't like a load on his GPU !
    but i guess not you since ya got same problem... just because you gave up doesn't mean he will.. lol

  • @nvmjustagirl Ha ha 😛 I already discussed this topic with one of the devs. Trust me, the devs need to fix it, nothing the user can do here. With O51 everything is fine. And I can see several complaints regarding HWA issues in the desktop blog, so more than two people are affected. O52 is just buggy as hell.

  • @ocirnes even tho O51 helped you the thing is he said he has been have 'n trouble for over 6 months with this... n e ways Chill out !.. lol

  • @nvmjustagirl No, he said "I'm suffering from this issue over like(!!) 6 months".
    And now shut up!! 😂

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  • OMG.. lol

  • @aii-s do ya still have this driver installed - GTX 960 2GB (Driver 384.76)..

  • @nvmjustagirl It has nothing to do with drivers, my sweetheart. 😘
    I am using an Intel HD 630 with latest driver installed for HWA, i.e. no NVIDIA. That means it can't be a driver issue, because aii-s uses a different card.

  • @nvmjustagirl said in Youtube Freezing:

    @ocirnes lol He also said this This fix helped me, but what's the benefit of Hardware-accelerated video decode if lagging like that?
    And it will effect on another websites like Vimeo if i kept it disabled?

    i'm sure he wants to keep Hardware-accelerated video decode... maybe he doesn't like a load on his GPU !
    but i guess not you since ya got same problem... just because you gave up doesn't mean he will.. lol

    I want to keep it enabled if it will help decode the video better and gives more benfits.
    but issue cause by hardware-accelerated video decode but they need to fix it so i can enable it again in future.

    @nvmjustagirl said in Youtube Freezing:

    @aii-s do ya still have this driver installed - GTX 960 2GB (Driver 384.76)..

    I have latest driver 391.35.

  • @aii-s i've saw that ya un-installed & re-installed opera..

    But after talk 'n to sum peeps & browse 'n doesn't look good.. I still can not believe its an opera bug..

    coz when i look @ sum of your post looks like ya have

    been have 'n troubles for close to a year or so..

    but ya said things work good in other browsers - does that include the Chrome browser..

  • when opera does sum new updates i would try portable one 1st ! lol

    ya could Test a portable installation, but in another
    directory, to test it as a clean install and check if
    the problems still happens.. maybe then ya could re-enable Hardware Acceleration..

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