Generally, websites support various types of media playback and videos. Some of the browsers do not support APIs and the Codec that result into incompatibility issues. One such issue is this browser does not support video playback.
Methods to fix the issue of This browser does not support video Playback
Here, we are discussing some simple methods to fix this browser does not support video playback
Clear browser’s cache
Many times, some of the browser data conflicts with the loading of the website that can be resolved by clearing browser’s cache. Use below steps to clear the cache:
• Go to your web browser. Press Ctrl+Shift+Del keys simultaneously from your keyboard.
• Clear Browsing Panel will open in a new window now.
• Check every checkbox that is visible. Click on Clear browsing data.
• Now Restart your browser and check if the issue is solved or not.
Replace software rendering with GPU rendering
• Go to start menu and Open the Windows Search.
• Open Internet Options and go to the Advanced tab.
• Check the entry – Use software rendering instead of GPU rendering (Under the Accelerated graphics section)
• Click OK.
• Reboot your PC for the changes to take effect.
Install Adobe Flash
Install the latest version of Adobe’s Flash Player and enable it. In some websites, Flash Player is needed to Playback videos. Adobe Flash player has all the necessary APIs for Playback and is available integrated with the package.
Reset your browser
Resetting the browser removes the suspicious system files that are stored by the browser accidentally. It returns the web browser to its default state.
Check the browser configuration
Firefox users can check the browser configuration using following steps:
• Go to Mozilla Firefox browser.
• Type in about:config in the address bar.
• Search for the configuration that says media.mediasource.enabled.
• Set its value as true.
• Now Restart your browser.
Install add-ons and enable them (Internet explorer users)
The add-ons should be enabled in Internet Explorer. Follow these steps the enable add-ons:
1. Go to the Tools menu in Internet Explorer and click on Internet Options.
2. From the Programs tab click on Manage add-ons.
3. From the Currently loaded add-ons list, select Run without Permissions option.
4. A list will appear now. Search following add-ons in that list. If you find any of these add-ons, enable it.
• Shockwave Active X Control
• Shockwave Flash Object
• Java Plug-in (may be multiple add-ons)
• QuickTime Plug-in (may be multiple add-ons)
• Windows Media Player