Youtube 360º videos

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Youtube 360º videos

Unread postby SLotman » Mon, 01 Oct 2018, 12:41

I don't know if this is a new issue, or an old one. I just tried to watch a 360º video on Youtube, and it doesn't work on Palemoon - at first it shows the video 'stretched', not even showing the controls to 'pan around'.

I then tried this user agent string from Opera, and it worked for a couple of seconds... then I couldn't do anything not even pausing / resuming the video worked anymore. After tabbing out and back in, I was able to close the tab, and that was it.

Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.2; WOW64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/63.0.3239.132 Safari/537.36 OPR/50.0.2762.67

I also tried the UAS from the latest firefox, the video rendered correctly, but no controls on screen.

This is the video I was trying to watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=99_VQRURay8

Is this a known issue? I tried searching before posting, but nothing related showed up.

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Re: Youtube 360º videos

Unread postby JustOff » Mon, 01 Oct 2018, 13:00

This video works just fine for me using PM28.1.0@Win7.
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Re: Youtube 360º videos

Unread postby badnick » Mon, 01 Oct 2018, 13:38

Works here. PM 28.1/ Win 10

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Re: Youtube 360º videos

Unread postby SLotman » Tue, 02 Oct 2018, 05:23

Can you guys rotate the view?

Here it shows like this - which is wrong:
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It should look like this: (this is how Opera / Firefox shows it)
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Note that the controller on the top left doesn't even appear in the first image.
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Re: Youtube 360º videos

Unread postby adisib » Tue, 02 Oct 2018, 05:57

SLotman wrote:Can you guys rotate the view?


Yes, and the control on the top left is displayed for me.

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Re: Youtube 360º videos

Unread postby SLotman » Tue, 02 Oct 2018, 06:23

Weird. For me even in safe mode it shows the problem:
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Re: Youtube 360º videos

Unread postby SLotman » Tue, 02 Oct 2018, 06:30

I think I found the problem: I had "plugins.rewrite_youtube_embeds;true" in my config. Set it to false, now video is working as it should.

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Re: Youtube 360º videos

Unread postby JustOff » Tue, 02 Oct 2018, 08:58

For me YT360 videos works regardless of the "plugins.rewrite_youtube_embeds" state (default is true).
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