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What software do I need to have installed on my computer in order to view videos from my web browser?
Our web player is based on HTML5, so it will not need any specific software installed on your computer.   To use our HTML5 player, you'll need to be using a recent version of the following browsers: IE 10+, Chrome, or  FireFox . ...
Can I play the videos back at a faster speed through my browser?
Yes, you can toggle your video playback speeds from x.5 to x2.0.  To do this launch our web player, then click on the speed icon in the lower right corner of the video player control bar. and select the desired speed.  You can do this thro...
My video won't play. What do I do?
If you run into buffering issues, please make sure you're using a supported browser without any extensions or add-ons active on your browser.  If you don't see any improvement, please try another browser. Our video player does use HT...
My network might be blocking Pluralsight videos, what should I do?
If you still are having issues with our videos, please reach out to your IT Ops team and make sure the two sub-domains below are allowed through your network firewall and any security appliance. vid.pluralsight.com vid20.pluralsigh...
How much bandwidth do I need to view videos?
You should have a minimum of 2 mbps available to you for watching Pluralsight videos to avoid buffering.  If you have less, we would recommend using our offline player . ...
Do you have keyboard shortcuts for your video player?
We do have keyboard shortcuts for our video player.  You can see the menu by click on the settings icon in the video player control bar's right side or looking at the screenshot below. ...
Can I watch your videos on Linux?
Yes!  Through a browser our videos will work natively on Linux since we do stream through HTML5.  Depending on your version of Linux, you might run into codec issues.  We do use a h.264/.mp4 codec and video format.  Unfortun...
Do you offer subtitles or closed captions with your courses?
We currently have closed captions for just over 50% of our courses. You'll notice that the majority of our IT Ops and Developer content has closed captioning, while much of our creative content does not. To determine whether a course has closed...
Do you offer subtitles or closed caption in different languages?
Yes, we do offer courses with transcripts to have subtitles or closed captions in different languages.  The courses are only transcribed in English and the translation to the different languages are provided by Google Translate. ...
How do I switch the subtitles or closed captioning to a different language?
To switch the language of your subtitles or closed captioning, click on the CC icon on our video player control pane, the click on the down arrow next to the current closed caption arrow as shown below. Then, you will be able to select t...
How do I turn auto-play on/off ?
To turn auto-play on or off, click the gear "settings" icon in the bottom right hand corner of the video player, which appears when you hover over the bottom of the player. From there, simply toggle the auto-play setting on or off. ...