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Can't play videos on any site.

  • Hi, since yesterday I cant play any videos anymore in Opera. Its not my internet which is the problem and I can watch in other browsers as well. Whenever I try to watch a video, I can watch it for about 2 seconds and then it starsts to lag. If i remove the Video off the screen I can hear the sound without any stutters and if I mute the video I can watch it laglessly which is very odd. I tried restarting my PC and disabling addons, but nothing works. Im using Opera Beta 64.0.3417.8.

  • @hardcoreuser3312 Try checking if changing opera://flags/#use-angle and/or opera://flags/#d3d11-video-decoder make any difference.

  • Same issue here, tried changing the flags. There is difference for sure but nothing that really fixes the problem

  • So, Anything? Issue still stands. I hate to use chrome instead of my opera, cant do anything without mouse gestures

  • Did you check in Opera Developer to see if the issue is already fixed? Does Opera Stable still work fine?

    Did it just start with Opera 64.3417.8? In https://blogs.opera.com/desktop/changelog-for-64/#b3417.8, I see Opera was updated to use Chromium 77.0.3865.42. I don't see any fixes/changes for video handling. There might be some in the Chromium Changes since the last Chromium version Opera had though.

    What OS are you using? If Windows, is it an "N" or Enterprise version? If an "N" version, maybe the Windows Media Pack got uninstalled somehow.

    Does https://www.youtube.com/html5 say that you're awesome?

    Does the video at https://bitmovin.com/demos/drm work? What does it say for MSE and EME below the video?

    Does Windows Media Player still play videos?

    Try in Vivaldi as it usually behaves similar to Opera. Try the latest snapshot too.

    If you goto the URL opera://settings/system, disable hardware acceleration and restart, does it work then?

    Did you try with a standalone installation of Opera Beta (don't use Opera Sync in it and don't install any extensions) to see if it's just your profile that's messed up?

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