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When watching videos on YouTube (and elsehwhere, but
chiefly on YouTube), it sometimes happens that the
out of synch with the video. This becomes very
I think it's probably difficult to automatically fix the
(maybe some algorithm could track the speaker's mouth
figure it out, but it would probably get it wrong more
So, I just want two little buttons, to advance or retard
sound relative to the video, in (say) 1/10th of a second
[Prompted by watching an hour-long Feynman lecture, in
which the sound slowly drifted by about 3 seconds]
||Brilliant! I'd vote for finer gradation, maybe ~40ms.
||Wow there's lectures on youtube? I thought it was just
music videos and girls twerking.
||Wish I could verify that, but I can't bring myself to search
for anything else.
||It should be possible to stream YouTube content with VLC, which can advance or delay the sound in 50ms increments. That would be a kludge, though.
||eminently practical and minus the rant that should accompany it.
||There are stream-scrapers but they fall over every time YT changes something.
||Meanwhile, oh look, they made the playback resolution button more fiddly and you still can't tell it not to change resolutions halfway through a playback by default.