Media & Flash

Pop out Video

The Pop Out Video feature, also known as Picture-in-picture (PiP), allows you to display HTML5 videos in a floating window so that you can continue watching the video while scrolling down a page or changing tabs. To use this feature, right click on the video and select Picture-in-picture from the context menu. For certain sites, […]

HTML5 Proprietary Media on Linux

HTML5 “proprietary” audio and video includes all media types that are patented, such as MP4 (H.264/AAC). Under Linux, Vivaldi requires a suitable, third-party support file to play these. If you start Vivaldi from a “Terminal” using the command vivaldi-stable & the output will include steps to install a support file.

Enabling Flash

The Flash player behavior has now changed to enhance security. Flash content does not play automatically anymore. Please note that the Flash setting in Settings > Webpages > Plugins > Flash plugin does not enable Flash globally, but has to be enabled on a site with the site-specific settings. If you would like to access […]

Install Flash Player for Vivaldi

Vivaldi browser uses the Pepper version of Flash (PPAPI) that Chromium or Chrome uses. If you are noticing a “Couldn’t load plugin” or “You need to have the Adobe Flash Player to view this content” message in these browsers when you tried to view flash-content on web pages, then you have to install Pepper Flash, follow […]