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Google Chrome 64 is now available in beta - sound blocked on autoplaying videos

Sounds can also be disabled manually on a site-by-site basis

Google Chrome 64 is now available in beta - sound can be blocked on autoplaying videos

Google Chrome 64 is now available in beta - sound blocked on autoplaying videos

Back in September, we learned about Google's planned Chrome 64 update, an update that would eventually bring with is restrictions on autoplaying advertisements and prevent them from playing sound unless the user expresses interest. 

Chrome 64 has now entered beta, allowing the public to access the browser's enhanced pop-up blocking features and disable sound on a site-by-site basis, making the browser a lot more user-friendly. 

Those who are interested in this beta version of Chrome can download it here, adding features like HDR playback on Windows 10 provided the user has an HDR compliant display and graphics card.

Users of Chrome 64 can disable sounds on a website after clicking on the Grey exclamation point or Green Lock at the left of a website URL. Here users can access "Site Settings", which will allow sounds to be disabled on the website. With this change, users can say goodbye to annoying audio ads or noise from autoplaying videos.    

Google Chrome 64 is now available in beta - sound can be blocked on autoplaying videos

 

You can join the discussion on Google Chrome 64's public Beta on the OC3D Forums

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31-12-2017, 03:43:07

ByteMyAscii
Not enough.
There should be no autoplaying advertisements, of video or sound.
Any video or audio should explicitly require opting in, not opting out.Quote
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