Audio Plays Too Quickly



  • On some websites or streams, I find that the audio plays too quickly and in a high pitch like a chipmunk.
    I have even had this happen on some video clips on YouTube.

    Whenever this happens, I copy the page address into another browser such as Firefox or Edge and it plays correctly.
    Is this a known issue? If so, is there a fix?

    I am using Vivaldi Snaphot 1.12.941.3 (64-bit).
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit


  • Moderator

    @Dypsis Can you please specify a link?


  • Moderator

    We need the links to such videos to check it and report as bug to Vivaldi devs.



  • Dypsis
    whew. tired from the laughter. thanks for the chipmunk reference. believe it.
    free? the links?



  • I didn't document the specific links that I had trouble with.
    When I come across one I will post it.

    The other thread about slow playback also occurs for me sometimes.


  • Vivaldi Translator

    I can confirm. I have encountered this issue too in the past. It just randomly happens sometimes on livestreams or videos. A refresh of the certain page doesn't resolve the issue and like you in other browsers it works fine. I'm also on Windows 10 x64 and using the snapshot builds (it's not specifically related to this snapshot, but it occers already since a few weeks on my machine). I'll report a link to a video here too if I see this behaviour again.



  • I’ve also seen this recently.

    On https://www.pcgarage.ro/smartphone/htc/one-a9-16gb-4g-carbon-gray/#pe-wrap click the video (that first 30s clip plays fine, there’s no need to watch it), then select from the right their second 1m28s clip: its audio plays too quickly (it’s more noticeable a few seconds in, when they say the line “Life is what you make of it”) and finishes way before the video ends.

    Vivaldi 1.11.917.43 (Stable channel) (64-bit) on Windows 10 Pro.


  • Moderator

    @Dantesoft Please report to our devs.


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  • VB-32215: Audio Plays Too Quickly


  • Moderator

    @Dantesoft I confimed it internally.


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