No Audio in online flash videos [garageband didnt work]

Advertisement
quicktime works online [so do system alerts, itunes, etc] but youtube/myspace/google videos, pandora radio, project playlist all have no sound in web browsers (safari, firefox). this is happening on all user accounts on the computer.
it seems to be a common problem but none of the following has worked for me:
• ive tried opening garageband and adjusting audio midi [doesnt even go up to 96kHz only 48]
• reinstalled flip4mac
• reset PRAM
• ive emptied safari cache, trashed macromedia prefs
• checked the MIME quicktime panel settings
• all four of the safari web content boxes are checked
• ran disk utility: verify/repair disk permissions
safari: 3.0.4, quicktime: 7.3, wmv player: 2.1.3.10, foxfire: 2.0.0.7, adobe fp: 9.0.115.0
help? i love my mac but all these silent videos arent really my thing.
Advertisement

Replay

Hi Dramamine and welcome to the forums!
Sounds like a Flash problem.
These are the downloads and the settings you need in order to view/hear pretty much everything that the net can throw at you: The setup described below has proved repeatedly successful on both PPC and Intel macs, but nothing in life carries a guarantee!
It is known to work in the great majority of cases with Safari 3.0.4, QT 7.3 and OS 10.4.11. (If you are running Leopard, ensure that all plug-ins have been updated for OS 10.5)
Assuming you already run Tiger versions OS 10.4.9 or above (this has not yet been verified with Leopard) and have Quicktime 7.2 or above, and are using Safari 2 or 3, download and install (or re-install even if you already had them) the latest versions, suitable for your flavor of Mac, of:
RealPlayer 10 for Mac from http://forms.real.com/real/player/blackjack.html?platform2=Mac%20OS%20X&product= RealPlayer%2010&proc=g3&lang=&show_list=0&src=macjack
Flip4Mac WMV Player from http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/player/wmcomponents.mspx (Windows Media Player for the Mac is no longer supported, even by Microsoft)
Perian from http://perian.org/
Adobe FlashPlayer from http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/download.cgi?P1ProdVersion=ShockwaveFlash
(You can check here: http://www.adobe.com/products/flash/about/ to see which version you should install for your Mac and OS. This: http://www.macworld.co.uk/news/index.cfm?email&NewsID=19845 may also interest you.)
In Quicktime Preferences, under advanced, UNcheck Enable Flash, and under Mime settings/Miscellananeous only check Quicktime HTML (QHTM).
See also the very informative post from QuickTimeKirk dated Dec 3, 2007 in this thread: http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?threadID=1268489&tstart=0
In Macintosh HD/Library/Quicktime/ delete any files relating to DivX (Perian already has them).
Now go to Safari Preferences/Security, and tick the boxes under Web Content (all 4 of them).
Lastly open Audio Midi Setup (which you will find in the Utilities Folder of your Applications Folder) and click on Audio Devices. Make sure that both Audio Input and Audio Output, under Format, are set to 44100 Hz.
Important: Now repair permissions and restart.
The world should now be your oyster!
You should also consider having the free VLC Player from http://www.videolan.org/ in your armory, as this plays almost anything that DVD Player might not.

Flash video link not working

Hi all, I am using Flash CS5 on MAC/OS10.6. I created a Flash project a few months ago which was published as HTML and SWF. Everything ran beautifly until today. Infact it ran great yesterday. Now when I click on the HTML or SWF, the video controls a

10.7.4 update causes YouTube and Flash video Errors?

Since updating to 10.7.4 yesterday, I've noticed that YouTube and other online Flash videos stutter, stop and continue playing, or pause frequently. Has anyone else noticed this bug? I'm using the newest version of Chrome but tried Safari as well and

Viewing Flash Videos in IE8 with limitations

Hi All, My OS is XP 32-bit SP 3. Flash player 10.1 Default Browser IE 8.0.6001.18702 Problem: Watching Fox News videos are impossible when only the black video window comes up , while Fox business videos are OK. IE8 loads the News videos with error w

QuickTime: Screen Recording with audio from Flash video?

I saw a short flash video on a website that I wanted to save. SO I tried using the new QuickTime's Screen Recording feature, but no matter what options I use (Line input or Internal microphone), I get no audio. Is this because Flash won't allow it, o

Multiple audio files for one flash video

My company is developing a presentation software program that is flashed-based. We are developing a series of videos that will be converted to flash video. We will also be recording multiple audio tracks for different languages that we want to swap o

Flash video 64-bit gives no audio

When playing a flash video in Internet explorer 64-bit on Windows 7 64-bit there is no sound. When playing the same video in IE 32-bit everything is oke. I checked all steps on the Flash player Help page for Games, video, audio. The Flash Player Vers

Flash videos playing with audio echo on initial load.

I have been having issues playing Flash videos in the current version of Firefox (10.0) as well as the previous version (unknown) over the past few months. When I open a page with a video it will begin playing with an echo as if two videos are playin

Some Flash video/audio sites not working, Mac - Tiger

Hey there I'm having an issue where certain flash sites don't work properly on my mac, they just sit there loading and never actually do anything. The vast majority of sites work just fine, youtube, google video, gamevideos.com, the escapist, etc.. B

Newbie - troubleshoot flash video

HI All Flash is not my normal area so I apologise upfront if I don't use the correct terminology. Using Flash Professional 8 I want to convert movie files such as .avi into a flash video file to be viewed online. When I do this it outputs the audio b

Adobe flash videos now only show up/play once fully loaded.

All online flash related videos used to start playing once I hit play. They would continue to load as they played. This changed a month or so ago. Now after I hit play I just get the blank screen UNTIL the video fully loads. Then it plays. I thought

Flash video skipping

Hi. I've done some searching and can't figure out how to resolve this. And it's driving me crazy. For some time now, Flash video playback has been skipping chronically on my MBP. I thought it might be because I needed to do some housecleaning, but I'

Put Flash Video on an iPod?

Has anyone tried to sabve Flash Video files (flv) so that they can be imported to an iPod? Thx,The iPod cannot play flash video. It can only play video that meets the following requirements: H.264 video: up to 768 Kbps, 320 x 240, 30 frames per sec.,

Flash Video Help FLV

I have a project for work where I have to create an online educational video catalogue. The videos are uploaded to the server. What I want to do is transform the videos from various formats into flv (flash video format) similar to the way youtube doe

Flash video crashes on multiple browsers

Hi all, My specs: eMachines notebook Intel Core i3 CPU 2GB RAM Windows 7 64 bit Browsers Installed IE8, Firefox 4 and Chrome AVG Free Edition installed Shockwave Flash 10.3.181.4 installed for FF Graphics Driver Intel HD Graphics Driver version 8.15.

Flash videos not working, show green screen

In all of my browsers (firefox latest version, chrome latest version, IE 8) flash videos on sites like Youtube and others will play audio but will only display a green screen (no video). I have updated flash "successfully" several times. Also, I

Help inserting a flash video into my web page

Hello! I'd love some help inserting a flash video into my web page. My web page is hosted by Viviti, templated, and edited online. I can add html to it, and I have the html source for my flash video. I also have uploaded the flash file to the server.

Flash Videos crash entire Operating System

I have sarted to experience a problem whilst watching Flash Videos on my 2007 Macbook (Snow Leopard) OSX 10.6.8. The problem is that after a few mins, the video becomes juttery, and then crashes (repeating audio snippet), with an opaque black message

Flash videos on facebook freeze when mouse rolls over

When I move my mouse pointer onto a flash video on facebook, the video freeze. The audio does not. Mostly noticed with youtube videos posted on facebook. No other sites showing this problem.I just tested this on an existing install of FF 35 on anothe

Flash Video and sub-titling

Hi Guys, Just like to know, if anyone has done any project with flash video with subtitling. I have around 20 videos of 5 mins each, I have to put the subtitling on the videos, the text for the sub titling is available in Excel sheets, I also have th