Generally, websites support various types of media playback and video. Some browsers do not support APIs and codecs that cause incompatibility issues. One such problem is that the browser does not support video playback.
To solve this problem, this browser does not support video playback
Here we are discussing some simple methods to fix this browser does not support video playback
- Clear your browser’s cache
Many times, some browser data conflicts with website loading, which can be resolved by clearing the browser’s cache. Use the following steps to clear the cache:
- Go to a web browser. At the same time, press Ctrl + Shift + Del from the keyboard.
- “Clear Browsing Panel” will now open in a new window.
- Check each visible checkbox. Click Clear browsing data.
- Now, restart the browser and check if the problem is resolved.
- Replace software rendering with GPU rendering
- Go to the start menu and open Windows search.
- Open “Internet Options” and then go to the “Advanced” tab.
- Check entry – use software rendering instead of GPU rendering (under the “Accelerated Graphics” section)
- Click “OK”.
- Restart the PC for the changes to take effect.
- Install Adobe Flash
Install the latest version of Adobe Flash Player and enable it. In some websites, Flash Player is required to play videos. Adobe Flash Player has all the necessary APIs for playback and is integrated with the software package.
- Reset browser
Resetting the browser will delete suspicious system files that the browser accidentally stored. It returns the web browser to its default state.
- Check browser configuration
Firefox users can check the browser configuration using the following steps:
- Go to Mozilla Firefox browser.
- Type about: config in the address bar.
- Search for the configuration with media.mediasource.enabled.
- Set its value to true.
- Now, restart the browser.
- Install add-ons and enable them (Internet Explorer users)
The add-on should be enabled in Internet Explorer. Please follow the steps below to enable the add-in:
- Go to the “Tools” menu in Internet Explorer and click “Internet Options”.
- On the “Programs” tab, click “Manage Add-ons”.
- From the “Currently loaded add-ins” list, select the “Run without permission” option.
- A list will now appear. Search for the following add-ons in this list. If you find any of these add-ons, please 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