Anyone tested the new Autoplay policy from Chrome 66 yet?
dude99 last edited by dude99
How does it work? Can we stop video pre-buffering with it?
Previously Vivaldi can only stop autoplay on new background tab, but it can't stop autoplay & pre-buffer on active tab.
Can someone with Chrome let us know how "good" or "bad" the way it work in Chrome?
Chrome new Autoplay activation instruction, same on Vivaldi:
But Vivaldi has no Chromium 66-Code yet! So we can not test.
@gwen-dragon Not Vivaldi, I'm asking Vivaldi user who also using Chrome.
OK, i tested the flag with 1.14.1077.60 and 1.15.1147.19 on my Windows 10 x64.
It does not stop on YT playing a video if i click on the video's title after a search.
Komposten last edited by Komposten
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@gwen-dragon In Vivaldi it only work on NEW background tab, like open youtube link in background without switch focus to it won't cause video to play/buffer. Active tab however will still buffer & play the video, which is still pretty useless to most people.
I hope we can get the absolute no autoplay & pre-buffer until we clicked on the video like "Click to play" on earlier Opera Turbo.
ozzy666 last edited by
this might help you with youtube https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/enhancer-for-youtube/ponfpcnoihfmfllpaingbgckeeldkhle
Update: It seems there isn't any improvement over the old Vivaldi autoplay behavior. Chrome simply enabled it by default, very disappointing. Now it's up to Vivaldi team to bring us a proper Click to Play for HTML5 video & audio tag.