User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; rv:43.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/43.0 SeaMonkey/2.40 Build ID: 20160120202951 Steps to reproduce: Tried to play any Brightcove video embedded in a website. Mostly the videos are from UK news sites ie Mirror.Co.UK. Actual results: Embedded video of Brightcove will not play in Seamonkey browser on my desktop. I have just noticed this in the last Couple of months. It will play on IE but not Seamonkey. Most of the videos are from news websites in UK ie Mirror.Co.UK. I am currently using Seamonkey ver. 2.40 as there has not been an update in a long time. When I click on the video to play it, the screen just shows it buffering with the spinning circle. I can leave the page up for an hour and it just looks like it is buffering and will not start (no error message). I can always find the video on Youtube and the same video will play there fine. I am using Windows 7 as my OS. Seamonkey has HTML5 and I also have Flash loaded. Try this video (if it is still there) http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/secret-terrifying-13-foot-avatar-9484188 Expected results: Video should play.
REPRODUCIBLE with en-US SeaMonkey 2.40 final Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:43.0) from official download page, Gecko/20100101 Firefox/ 43.0 Build 20160120202951, (Default Classic Theme) on German WIN7 64bit: 1. Launch Browser → menu ˋTools → Switch Profile → Create and use new user profileˊ 2. Visit <http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/secret-terrifying-13-foot-avatar-9484188> → Click “Play”-icon in movie preview → Confirm all warnings if necessary Expected: movie starts to play Actual: endless loops of buffering, in Status Bar endless “Transferring ...”, but video will not play a) NOT / no longer reproducible with official English SeaMonkey 2.46 RC (Build 9) (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:49.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/49.0 Build 20161213183751(Default Classic Theme) on German WIN7 64bit b) Has nothing to do with movie itself, <http://brightcove04.brightcove.com/34/4221396001/201612/2650/4221396001_5253551184001_5253548264001.mp4> plays fine c) I did not find a security preference where changes heal the problem, but I did not test intensively d) I don't know what the root of the problem might be. e) CLIQZ 1.8.0 and 1.9.0 show similar symptoms, so probably not a “SM only” problem. @reporter: Can you confirm WORKSFORME with 2.46 from <http://archive.mozilla.org/pub/seamonkey/candidates/2.46-candidates/build9/>?
Summary: Brightcove will not play → Particular videos embedded on mirror.co.uk so not start to play
With 2.46 out 2.40 is now an unsupported release. Please retry with 2.46 and let us know if this is still a problem. 2.46 is available from http://www.seamonkey-project.org/releases/ or https://archive.mozilla.org/pub/seamonkey/releases/2.46/
NOT (no longer REPRODUCIBLE with official German SeaMonkey 2.46 FINAL (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:49.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/49.0 Build 20161213183751 (Default Classic Theme) with VirtualBox/Linux Mint 64Bit on German WIN7 64bit. So WFM
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 2 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
Target Milestone: --- → seamonkey2.46
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