Yes! It really works. Thanks avl.
mrmatteastwood, find the package you can find using the search line on launchpad.
and this page
Then you select the appropriate version for your system, download and install package.
Bookmark this page https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/xenial/+package/chromium-codecs-ffmpeg-extra
and check the version of the engines chrome and opera.
Sort of like working