7 Replies Latest reply: May 24, 2012 1:50 AM by dwolfrom
kulvershtukas Level 1 (0 points)
Hi, everyone
Haven't been on Mac for a while and now, finally, have MacBook Pro in my hands =)
One thing disturbs in Safari. I am watching video on-line and when I open new tab, the video stops. Is it somehow possible to keep it playing? If I want to surf in the second tab and listen the sound from the news in first tab?
thanks in advance for the ideas!

MacBook Pro 13.3, Mac OS X (10.6.4)
  • Carolyn Samit Level 10 (103,365 points)

    From the Safari Menu Bar click Safari/Empty Cache. Relaunch Safari and try again.

    Also, make sure you don't have too many tabs open at one time.

  • kulvershtukas Level 1 (0 points)
    Hi Carolyn. Thanks, but the problem is not in cache, seems like the syte runs ok =) I belive it is kind of a setting, that could be turned off. The video stops even if only one tab is opened in addition to video tab.
  • Carolyn Samit Level 10 (103,365 points)
    syte runs ok


    Did you mean system?

    It's not system caches I'm referring to. Just your Safari cache. And if it's full, that could be why you can't stream video in another tab.

    If the site requires the Flash Player plugin, try uninstalling the current copy, then reinstall new then repair permissions.

    Uninstall Flash

    Install the most recent version of Flash here.

    Now repair permissions.

    Launch Disk Utility. (Applications/Utilities) Select MacintoshHD in the panel on the left, select the FirstAid tab. Click: Repair Disk Permissions. When it's finished from the Menu Bar, Quit Disk Utility and restart your Mac. If you see a long list of "messages" in the permissions window, it's ok. That can be ignored. As long as you see, "Permissions Repair Complete" when it's finished... you're done. Quit Disk Utility and restart your Mac.

  • kulvershtukas Level 1 (0 points)
    nope, thats not it =( You could check what i mean, if you open the link
    These are russian news. While the video is playing try to open new tab and it immediately pauses. Is there a chance to make it work without stops, i am interested
  • Klaus1 Level 8 (47,755 points)
    Whatever codec that is, it is not a Flash File, more likely Windows media as it plays in Quicktime for me, but very 'stuttery'.

    The audio part is certainly Windows Media, but Quicktime's movie inspector cannot identify the video codec.

    I have both Perian and Flip4Mac installed. If they can't play it, nothing can.

    Seems to be Windowski only!
  • kulvershtukas Level 1 (0 points)
    Thanks for trying! I have Flip for Mac installed on my MacBook and both the video and sound works great in Safari. The only problem is with pause =) I believe that stream is kind of windows media format.
  • dwolfrom Level 1 (0 points)

    1. start the video

    2. open the app-switcher (either lift screen or double-click home)

    3. slide sitcher to right to open background audio controls and hit play

    4. open new tab