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how to speed up loading of flash movies on web sites?

by SunnieLoke / February 23, 2012 5:23 AM PST

I think it is a problem nowadays - wait lots of time until movie downloads enough to start watching it. I believe that in future all content will be located in web but what about speed ? If I calculate all time I waited for video to be downloaded it could be days... do you know any tool which would help my browser to download video in several threads at least ? I didn't find such... I found only JCopia which allows only to download it on disk. Any suggestions ?

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It all depends
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / February 23, 2012 5:29 AM PST

on the speed of your internet connection. That is the overriding consideration and the driving force.

Anything else is secondary and if your system is free of malware and otherwise performs well, no amount of helper software will make any difference.

I assume you mean 'streaming' of movies and videos as in YouTube and such. Actually downloading of movies is a different situation and one fraught with difficult questions like copyright ownership and piracy.


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Yes I agree
by SunnieLoke / February 23, 2012 5:33 AM PST
In reply to: It all depends

with you, but as I know web browser uses one thread to download streaming video. I thing it was the soluton to increase a number of threads ... it would speed up the process of downloading stream.

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Ahh, you are talking about pipelining
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / February 23, 2012 5:43 AM PST
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You can do that if the browser you use is Firefox. I don't know about other browsers although the link below suggests that IE does not do pipelining.

Have a look at the link below. It applies to about:config settings in all recent Firefox versions and I have done it myself with no apparent complications;


I hope that helps.


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(NT) I see, thanks
by SunnieLoke / February 23, 2012 6:22 AM PST
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