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Youtube playback quality degrading?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Lokire, Apr 2, 2009.


  1. I've noticed that over the last 6-months or so, youtube video playback has become significantly less smooth. It's more jerky and choppy than it used to be. Seems to be that way on all the videos I watch on youtube now. Some of which are the exact same videos that used to be super smooth before. Has anyone else noticed this? It's been bugging me for a while now :meh:
     
  2. I have noticed this, which I thought was weird because I just upgraded to 25mbps internet and it still does it.

    lowsound
     
  3. I have noticed as well. I think they're stepping up the compression to counterbalance the amount of new content, and their bandwidth costs. :(
     
  4. GregC

    GregC Johnny and Joe Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 19, 2007
    Chicago
    Sorry, but as we all learned from the MarloweDK thread, we are not allowed to complain about Youtube because it's free.
     
  5. Maybe that's what you learned from it. That wasn't my position ;)
     
  6. bassrique

    bassrique

    Nov 27, 2007
    Florida
    Yes, I've noticed it.

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    And we're not allowed to talk about not being able to complain about YT.
     
  7. TallLankyBastyd

    TallLankyBastyd

    Jan 31, 2007
    Seattle
    So... youtube videos use to NOT be herky-jerky... w/ audio & video actually in-sync?!?

    :eek:
     

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