The video channel serves up the best video content from AOL and around the web, curating informative and entertaining snackable videos from a diverse array of premium video partners, as well as viral “must-see” content.

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What are the minimum system requirements to use AOL video?

Please ensure that your computer meets the minimum system requirements for AOL Video. If you try playing a video on a computer that doesn't meet the system requirements, you may experience problems with the video.

Note: If your computer doesn't meet the following requirements, please contact the computer manufacturer to upgrade your system to meet the minimum system requirements.

System requirements for AOL Video Player

 Windows PCMac
Operating systemWindows 2000 or laterOS X 10.3.9 or 10.4.7
Processor speed800 MHz (minimum)
1.2 GHz (recommended)
1.33 GHz (recommended)
Memory (RAM)256 MB (minimum)
512 MB (recommended)
512 MB (recommended)
Free disk space500 MB (minimum)
1 GB (recommended)
500 MB (minimum)
1 GB (recommended)
Screen resolution1024 x 768 pixels1024 x 768 pixels
Internet connectionspeedBroadband (minimum)
768 kbps or greater (recommended)
Broadband (minimum)
768 kbps or greater (recommended)
Internet Explorer 6 SP1 or higher
Safari 1.3 or higher on OS X 10.3.9
Safari 2.04 or higher on OS X 10.4.7
Flash PlayerversionFlash Player 9 or higherFlash Player 9 or higher

Does AOL Video support closed captions?

AOL Video supports closed captions for some content. When closed captions are available, a CC button will appear on the video frame.

To enable or disable closed captions, click the CC button. When the button is black, closed captions are turned on; when it is silver, they are turned off.

Note: Closed captions are not available when viewing video in full-screen mode.

You can set the closed captions to turn on by default. To do so, click Settings next to the CC button. Check the Display Closed Captions when available check box and then click Save. Any AOL Video you watch will now show closed captions (if the chosen video supports this feature).

How do I find my favorite shows?

You can find your favorite shows by using the search functionality in the top right corner, or the “Shows” item in the top nav bar.

Why do the videos all autoplay?

Videos autoplay to help you watch the video even faster!

Can I share a video in AOL Video?

You can share a video with your friends or peers. You can share it either through Facebook or Twitter, or by email.

To share the video, under the description, click the Facebook, Twitter, or email buttons. Follow the on-screen prompts to send the video.

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