Definitions

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  • v. To place into a buffer in preparation for later retrieval or playback.

Etymologies

pre- +‎ buffer (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • They play perfectly smoothly in VLC when I set the prebuffer size to 12 seconds (yes, I know, that's quite large), but no matter how hard I try I cannot get Quicktime to play them smoothly.

    Discussions: Message List - root

  • How do I tell Quicktime that it needs to prebuffer at least 12 seconds worth of data in order to smooth out all of the local fluctuations in bitrate?

    Discussions: Message List - root

  • I once had the same prebuffer errors when the system time/UT (GMT) settings was wrong.

    PCLinuxOS-Forums

  • 2009-07-01 14: 48: 33.383 NVP: Waiting for prebuffer ..

    PCLinuxOS-Forums

  • 2009-07-01 14: 48: 33.250 NVP: Waiting for prebuffer ..

    PCLinuxOS-Forums

  • 2009-07-01 14: 48: 33.517 NVP: Waiting for prebuffer ..

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