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  Reply # 1041913 11-May-2014 23:10
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Firebreaker:
hio77: there are youtube plugins for browers out there, that will try to smartly manage your streaming, to allow for a consistent playback, after waiting till enough has buffered, assuming constant connection. 


Got particular names?


ild have to go hunting again..


i used to use it when i was on a rural line, since moving out, i simply force best quality available...




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  Reply # 1041916 11-May-2014 23:22
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hio77:
Firebreaker:
hio77: there are youtube plugins for browers out there, that will try to smartly manage your streaming, to allow for a consistent playback, after waiting till enough has buffered, assuming constant connection. 


Got particular names?


ild have to go hunting again..


i used to use it when i was on a rural line, since moving out, i simply force best quality available...


Youtube Centre if you have Chrome I believe.






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  Reply # 1041930 12-May-2014 01:44
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just decrease the quality a bit, i know it looks terrible but at 480p you can still see it just fine in the small player







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  Reply # 1041947 12-May-2014 07:26
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hamish225: just decrease the quality a bit, i know it looks terrible but at 480p you can still see it just fine in the small player


Sorry but I was used to at watching YouTube and 1080P at my old house. I can't go down to 480P.





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  Reply # 1042026 12-May-2014 10:34
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hamish225: just decrease the quality a bit, i know it looks terrible but at 480p you can still see it just fine in the small player


Sorry but I was used to at watching YouTube and 1080P at my old house. I can't go down to 480P.


better get comfortable then, or move houose.

have you checked if you can get vodafone cable or UFB?







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  Reply # 1042075 12-May-2014 11:01
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hamish225:
Firebreaker:
hamish225: just decrease the quality a bit, i know it looks terrible but at 480p you can still see it just fine in the small player


Sorry but I was used to at watching YouTube and 1080P at my old house. I can't go down to 480P.


better get comfortable then, or move houose.

have you checked if you can get vodafone cable or UFB?


None of those are options. Telecom has full LTE coverage at my house though. I'llsee if I can get a small cap and use the LTE when I really need it.


I guess I'll have to deal with buffering but 3mb/s should help a lot in watching 720P.





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  Reply # 1042088 12-May-2014 11:20
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There is another option.

You could use a YT downl0ader and then view the files on a smart TV/media player (via thumb drive/network)

No buffering there, you just have to organise the downloads and moving over to thumb drive

This is against YTs terms & conditions, if it bothers you - but is very easy/handy to do

I use this for offline mobile viewing on my commutes & delete them afterwards

you can also select specific resolutions for the files.



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  Reply # 1042097 12-May-2014 11:25
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bongojona: There is another option.

You could use a YT downl0ader and then view the files on a smart TV/media player (via thumb drive/network)

No buffering there, you just have to organise the downloads and moving over to thumb drive

This is against YTs terms & conditions, if it bothers you - but is very easy/handy to do

I use this for offline mobile viewing on my commutes & delete them afterwards

you can also select specific resolutions for the files.


Used to do that I guess I can start doing it again. I used to have one on my Nexus 4.





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  Reply # 1042098 12-May-2014 11:25
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Woops - I just assumed everybody watches YT on their TV like I do




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  Reply # 1042142 12-May-2014 11:55
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bongojona: Woops - I just assumed everybody watches YT on their TV like I do



Yeah I watch it on my laptop or Nexus. 

I leave it to buffer on the laptop and turn HD mode off on my Nexus. The quality gets real bad and yesterday I download a 720P file and realised just how amazing 720P looks on my phone.

Problem is that it took around 20-25 mins to download a 15min vid.





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  Reply # 1042181 12-May-2014 12:21
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I tend to watch whole series (playlists) so I will DL them ahead of time and view them at my leisure over the week



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  Reply # 1042223 12-May-2014 12:55
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bongojona: I tend to watch whole series (playlists) so I will DL them ahead of time and view them at my leisure over the week


See my subscriptions upload videos everyday so I don't have that option





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