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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. We do not support Flash at this time. To use our HTML5 player, you'll need a recent version of the following browsers: Internet Explorer 11,...
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?
Troubleshooting video playback New! Using the Video Checkup tool, you can diagnose your connection and identify reasons you may be experiencing difficulty with video playback. Click here to use the Video checkup tool . Note: These steps ...
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 four sub-domains below are allowed through your network firewall and any security appliance. vid.pluralsight.com vid5.pluralsight.com vid20.pl...
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! Pluralsight videos will work natively on Linux on a browser, since we stream videos through HTML5. Depending on your version of Linux, you might run into codec issues. We use a h.264/.mp4 codec and video format, as well as webm. If mp4 doesn&#...
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, for many of our courses we do offer transcripts, subtitles, and/or closed captioning in different languages. As transcription is a manual process, if can take some time for newer courses to have these options available. The courses are only tra...
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. ...