Hello Niconico Users,
Thank you for using Niconico.
Based on user feedback concerning the HTML5 video watch
page (β) , (launched Oct 27, 2016) we have began implementing
additional features and upgrades. (see below)
▼ How to switch to the HTML 5 video watch page（β）
The following indicator will appear on the Flash version player page. Click on the link to switch to the HTML 5 video watch page.
▼ HTML 5 video watch page（β）: Added Features/ Upgrades 【1/19 Update】
|Date implemented |
Added video on-screen "No-No comment" settings
Added feature that shows where you ended a video previously (even when "Resume" feature is off).
Added "Playback Speed（β）feature" inside of "Settings"
・ Use settings to increase speed by 0.5 or 1.2.
・Reload page to return playback speed to 1.0
・Faster speeds will be available at a later date
|Added feature||Added On/Off setting for "Resume" inside "Settings"||1/12/2017|
|Fixed Issue||Video playback may stop during autoplay for playlists||1/12/2017|
|Upgrade||Design upgrade for "Settings" screen||1/12/2017|
|Upgrade||Design upgraded for comment entry box when using full screen||1/12/2017|
|Fixed issue||Comments may fail to post||12/21/2016|
Added feature that shows thumbnail when mouse cursor is placed over seek bar
*This feature is only available for premium users.
|Fixed issue||Playlist thumbnails may fail to show||12/20/2016|
|Fixed issue||Aspect ratio fails to show for images captured with feature for photo attached tweets||12/20/2016|
|Upgrade||Minor design adjustment for tag lock icon||12/20/2016|
|Upgrade||Design upgrade from "Open video description" option||12/20/2016|
|Added feature||Added "shuffle feature" to Playlist||12/15/2016|
Added function where clicking the "#mm:ss" link from video description
moves video to the specified time on the seek bar
|Fixed issue||Video loading shows no progression on the seek bar when video is stopped||12/15/2016|
|Fixed issue||Sorting order does not show when Mylist is set to autoplay||12/15/2016|
|Fixed issue||Original videos cannot be accessed from community videos ( via Menu > watch original video)||12/15/2016|
Added "Resume (continue) feature"
-Available only for premium members
-Resume feature (or playback memory) is not available for Flash video watch page
-Feature can only be used for videos within user Watch History
Added feature where double clicking on a comment in the comment list skips to you
to the time frame were the comment in posted.
|Upgrade||Added link to Shortcut Key List inside player right click menu||12/8/2016|
|Upgrade||Full screen is exited automatically once video finishes playing||12/8/2016|
-Added comment No-No settings
-Added option to No-No a comment or their user
(by right clicking on the comment in the comment section)
-Added option on the No-No panel to enable/ disable No-No settings
-Added option on the No-No panel to undo or delete added No-No comments and users
**No-no comment settings (via right clicking comments on screen) will be added later
|Added feature||Added a link inside video player for pay videos||12/1/2016|
|Upgrade||a page scroll for when watch page displays||12/1/2016|
Added "Performance" feature within "Settings"
*Use "Light" options for slowdowns due to a heavy comment loads
|Upgrade|| Error dialog appears when comment post fails||11/24/2016|
|Upgrade||Added option to disable link with Twitter||11/24/2016|
|Upgrade||Updated to allow changes in quality without page reload||11/24/2016|
|Fixed issue||Under special conditions playback exceeds video length||11/18/2016|
|Fixed issue||Nico ads appear when repeating videos||11/18/2016|
|Fixed issue||Autoplay stops on eleventh video||11/17/2016|
|Fixed issue||Playback returns to the beginning for lengthy videos||11/17/2016|
|Upgrade||Set "Repeat" option on controller ||11/17/2016|
|Upgrade||Changed position for link to flash video watch page||11/17/2016|
|Upgrade||Adjusted design for "Screen size: large" and "Settings screen" options||11/17/2016|
|Upgrade||Adjusted sensitivity for full screen controller display ||11/17/2016
▼[1/19 Update] Frequently asked questions
【Q6】Can you set whether or not to use the "Resume (continue) feature?"
【A5】Currently, this option is unavailable but will be added soon.
[1/12 Update] Settings enabling this feature were added on 1/12. Use the "Resume" option from inside "Settings," located on the right end side of the video player.
【Q5】Can you change the display settings for showing/hiding video ads before playing videos?
【A5】Premium members can edit ad display settings by choosing "Do not show video ads before playback" from " Settings" located to the right of the video player.
【Q4】Can you change the size of the video player?
【A4】You can change the video player's size by going to "Settings" (locacted to the right of the video player) and then to "Screen Size" for adjusments.
[12/15 Update] Video player size readjustment is currently under review.
【Q3】Can you apply No-No Settings on the HTML 5 video watch page (β)?
【A3】 No-No comment settings option (via panel) is now available (as of 12/1). Video on-screen "No-No comment settings" will be added at a later date.
[1/19 Update] Video on-screen "No-No comment settings" have been added as of 1/19.
【Q2】Can the Uploader menu be accessed from the HTML 5 video watch page (β)?
【A2】The Uploader menu is currently inaccessible but will become available at a later date.
【Q1】Is NicoScript accessible on the the HTML 5 video watch page (β)?
【A1】Nicoscript is currently inaccessible. Part of NicoScript will become available at a later date.
Select premium members will be provided access to the new
HTML5 （β）video watch page (abbreviate as HTML5 page below)
starting October 2７, 2016 (Tues) from 1:00 pm JST.
The HTML5 page will allow users to enjoy playing videos much
faster than the conventional Flash video watch page (abbreviated
as Flash page below).
Select features from the Flash page as well as new upcoming
features will be added at a later date. Therefore, the first
available version for users will be the HTML5 beta page.
During the beta offered period , users will be able to switch
freely between the HTML5 and Flash pages.
Select premium members
(this number will gradually expand to include free members)
▼How to switch to【HTML5（β）Video Watch Page】
The following link display (see image) will appear on the Flash
page for select users. Once clicked, the link will redirect users
to the HTML5 page.
▼ How to switch to【Flash Video Watch Page】
The following display (see image) will appear at the bottom of
the HTML5 page. Once clicked, the link will redirect users to
the Flash page .
・Select videos only available with Flash will switch to the
Flash page automatically.
・Video player settings set up on the Flash page
will not carry over to the HTML5 page (and vice-versa).