Audio wont play from youtube on mac

May 10, 2007

I mentioned previously that I lost audio from various online videos on my mac.  While this was frustrating I’ve never had the chance to spend much time on it, and re-installing anything didn’t make any difference.  I finally found the solution and so will post it here…

Open /Applications/Utilities/Audio MIDI Setup

Audio MIDI Setup

in the bottom right corner change the settings to around 44Khz and Flash video will return straight away.

setting
I would like to explain all the reasons why this has to happen, but I can’t be bothered looking into it I’m fed up enough that this issue is so hard to troubleshoot.  I am now going to pepper the rest of this post with lots of keywords just in case others have the same problem and this solution may be found easier…

my audio wont play audio
no sound from youtube
sound fails on shockwave
swf files don’t play audio
mac stops playing audio
flash video no audio no sound
mac sound problem playing online video
online videos with no sound on mac
pain in the butt!


Wanlockhead – the video

May 10, 2007

Short video from the weekend, the ripping noise around the middle of this video IS a muscle ripping :-) enjoy.
(if you can’t view it above, goto http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdvDfX9EIoo )