Need for RealPlayer™ plugin with Firefox® broser
Read to know about various tips to use RealPlayer plugin with Firefox.
A plug-in is a set of software which enables the user to view highly graphic supported multimedia files. Plug-in are also called as add on, add in, etc. We can customize an application using these Plug-ins. The plug-ins are commonly used in web browsers to play video, scan for viruses, and display new file types. Plug-in usually does not work by them, as it usually have narrow set of capability. This RealPlayer plug-in in Firefox helps users in playing real streaming videos and audios. For uninterrupted services, users are recommended to update their plug-in frequently. This updating of plug in offers better and safe browsing. Disabling of the plug-in means the user cannot be able to use certain facility no more. Old plug-in can interrupt browsing and wasting of your time. The use of older plug-in leads to attack by malware, viruses, etc. Updated plug-in has features that make web browsing safer and better. This RealPlayer plug-in helps Firefox user to playback their favorite audios and videos. The real Player also offers CD burning, simultaneous downloading of multiple videos.
Discussed below are some tips to work with this RealPlayer plug-in Firefox browser:
- Need for the updates
- Installing plug-in
- Issue with updating
Need for the updates
The RealPlayer helps users to view videos, power animations and games. These plug-ins are built outside of Firefox by some other companies. The Java scripts helps you to find the plug-in and it warns the user if plug-ins were outdated. RealPlayer plug-in supports real media formats. The RealPlayer does not go for automatic updates, each time the user has to update it manually. The old plug-in causes wastage of time and it risks security, of your system. If you have installed RealPlayer before you installed Firefox, the plug-in may not be recognized. You must copy some files to the Firefox folder.
The plug-ins can be installed in two ways. Updates can be done manually and with the help of Plug-in manager. It is easier to install with the help of Plug-in manager. To install plug-ins manually go to Realnetworks site and follow the instructions. For RealPlayer you should go for manual plug-in as no automatic updates are available. The RealPlayer provides variable speed for your audio and video files. The RealPlayer offers everything you need in a single player.
The commonly found issues related with this Plug-in are web pages are blank after updating the RealPlayer, downloaded videos does not works, etc. The error "The web pages found blank," is caused by the RealPlayer Browser Record Plug-in extension. To fix it, disable the extension by clicking on the extension disable option provided on the Firefox toolbar. The users cannot download videos after updating RealPlayer is another one issue, which also happens due to the extension, so keep the extension as disabled one.
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