The HTML5 player keeps cutting out after ca. 20 minutes, I haven't checked, but when it cuts may be dependent on the full length of the video.
Chrome Version 34.0.1847.116 m
ya the video players seem to blow in general. I haven't watched a video that hasn't stopped on me in months it feels like. I switch between mac and pc, Firefox and chrome too. Which makes me feel like its not an issue with the player but the server side hosting of the videos.
I know 5 bucks a month isn't much, but the annoyance of the video players and the constant onslaught of this Dave Lang creature makes me want to cut and run. I think the ray of sunshine that is Vinny is the only thing that keeps me around haha.
A lot of the time (not every time) for very long videos (over 45 minutes), I can't even get the HTML 5 player to even start playing in Chrome. It looks like it's gonna load the file in the player but never does no matter how long I wait. Which is a bummer.
Shorter videos often play, but sometimes 8 to 10 minutes in, they pause and I have to reload. This happens at home at the office (Time Warner Cable with 20 megs down & work is a Verizon Circuit with 50gig out). So go figure.
I'm using Firefox 29, both the HTML 5 videos and the Progressive Videos crap out on me when watching the HD feed. The last 3 Unprofessional Fridays, Vinnyvania 3, the Bounding quicklook. For the most of these, it seemed like it was stopping at roughly the same percentage through the video, like 60-70% done. I've updated my java, flash and firefox to see if that would help, and so far it hasn't. I think(and can't quite remember for sure) that it plays further in High quality over HD quality.
I only started using HTML 5 last night because UPF stopped about an hour in, and even when I clicked on the download link to watch it there instead, it crapped out after another 40 or so minutes. So then I returned to the regular page and changed it to HTML 5 and had it stop another 2-3 times for the last half hour or so of UPF.
This all started happening(for me, anyway) the week following that UPF where the audio was half a second out of sync, and I remember hearing that you guys had to start encoding videos differently around then.
Hopefully this all helps.
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