Flashing video player when using Chrome

Rarely when watching a stream in Chrome, a viewer may see the video constantly flashing and stopping. This flickering video is an issue with Chrome's hardware acceleration and the users CPU. Below is a quick guide that may help in resolving this issue.


  1. Open Settings in ChromeScreen_Shot_2017-07-27_at_1.01.19_PM.png
  2. Click "Advanced" at the bottom of the pageScreen_Shot_2017-07-27_at_1.01.59_PM.png
  3. Under System, toggle "use hardware acceleration when available" OFFScreenshot.png
  4. Restart Chrome

Once disabled, the video should no longer flicker and stutter.