Play video and audio in the browser

What audio file formats can be played in the browser?

Yandex Browser can open audiofiles with the following file extensions: mp3, wav, m4a, wma, ogg, x-m4a, mpeg.

Sound problems

Sound isn't working

Check the sound in your browser tab

Make sure the sound is not muted in your browser tab. If sound is muted, then you will see a on the tab. To turn sound on, click this icon.

Check the volume slider in your operating system settings

Check the volume setting for Yandex Browser in the OS settings:

  1. Turn on any online video or music player in Yandex Browser.
  2. In the bottom-right corner of the taskbar, click .
  3. In the window that opens click Slider (in Windows 10 click Open volume slider). The volume slider for Yandex Browser should be at the top.

Music doesn't play

Try disabling Turbo mode and blocking flash data.

Turn off Turbo mode

Sometimes Turbo mode interferes with playing audio or video. To turn it off:

  1. Click  → Add-ons.
  2. Select the Useful tools section.
  3. Turn off Turbo.

Check whether the problem persists.

Allow Flash data

The browser might have an extension enabled that blocks Flash banners and videos. To turn it off:

  1. Click  → Add-ons.
  2. Select the Online safety section.
  3. Turn off the Flash content blocking extension.

Check whether the problem persists.