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Status: Duplicate
Merged: issue 61293
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Closed: Feb 2012
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Type: Bug

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Can't play a large number of audio elements concurrently

Reported by, Jan 18 2012

Issue description

Chrome Version       : 18.0.1010.0 (Official Build 117846) canary
URLs (if applicable) :
OS version               : Windows
Network (such as Cable/DSL/Dial up etc): Cable
Audio/Video format (if applicable): MP3
Special chrome flags (if applicable):

Behavior in Safari (if known): Only one sound plays.
Behavior in Firefox (if known): Plays about 25 sounds, I just landed patches in Firefox to play all the audio elements (basically by queueing them). Will be visible in Firefox nightlies in a few days.

Video issue, Audio issue, both, neither? Only tested <audio>, I imagine <video> is also affected.

Flash or HTML5? HTML5

What steps will reproduce the problem?
1. Load
2. Listen to a few sounds play, text will read something like "Received ended event for 41 of 1000 audio elements."

What is the expected result?
1000 instances of the sound should play, and the text should eventually read "Received ended event for all of 1000 audio elements."

What is the actual result?
Only a few sounds play, text will read something like "Received ended event for 41 of 1000 audio elements."

Any additional information (anything else which may help us debug the

Please attach the HTML5/JavaScript code or audio/video files as well as
screenshot and/or videos (if applicable)
Testcase at
Labels: -Feature-Media Feature-Media-Audio
Status: Untriaged
I could repro this issue with 18.0.1011.1 canary on MacOSX 10.7.2.
Status: Assigned

Comment 4 by, Feb 7 2012

Mergedinto: 61293
Status: Duplicate
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Comment 5 by, Oct 13 2012

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Mergedinto: chromium:61293
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Comment 6 by, Mar 11 2013

Labels: -Feature-Media-Audio -Area-WebKit Cr-Content Cr-Internals-Media-Audio
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Comment 7 by, Apr 6 2013

Labels: -Cr-Content Cr-Blink

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