Posts Tagged ‘Mute’

Chrome: New Audio Focus Feature Launches

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

This appears to be a very popular feature that many browsers have been adding lately. An upcoming version of Firefox also allows audio to be muted on all tabs except the active tab.

Google just launched a new feature in Chrome Dev for the desktop and Chrome OS that when enabled ensures that only one audio source is playing at the same time. Did you ever run into multiple audio sources playing at the same time in the browser? While that may sometimes be desirable to some users, for instance to play low volume music and high volume voice audio, most users are probably irritated when two audio sources play at the same time.

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How to Mute Sites Permanently in Firefox

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Here’s a great way to deal with those sites that routinely fire up a noisy sound file or video, every time you access them.

MuteLinks is a new browser add-on for the Firefox web browser that enables you to mute specific sites so that they will never play sound when opened or used. Sound can be a very distracting and annoying thing, especially if it starts to play as soon as a page loads. While there are not that many sites that auto-play video or audio files, some do. Others may display ads with sound on their site which is equally problematic.

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Google Chrome gets Experimental Audio Muting Functionality

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

If you’re in the habit of having multiple tabs open while using Chrome, then you’ll definitely find this feature to be helpful.

Depending on how you browse the web, you may have encountered situations where audio suddenly started to play in the browser. It is sometimes easy to pinpoint the tab and location where the audio is coming from, while it may not be as easy at other times.

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