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What is SPEEDbit Video Accelerator?
SPEEDbit Video Accelerator is a ground-breaking application that significantly reduces buffering and freezing problems when you play web videos from sites such as YouTube. When you play videos from one of the over 165 supported video sites SPEEDbit Video Accelerator automatically makes your videos stream significantly faster so you don't have to wait for them to load.

How do I use SPEEDbit Video Accelerator?
Continue to browse and watch videos as you always have and SPEEDbit Video Accelerator will automatically accelerate the videos, letting you watch them immediately without waiting. Just install Video Accelerator once and you'll always enjoy faster streaming videos without the frustrating wait.

How does SPEEDbit Video Accelerator work?
With SPEEDbit Video Accelerator installed, your web browser downloads streaming videos through a special connection. Unlike the standard browser connection, Video Accelerator uses unique patent-pending technology to load videos through multiple-simultaneous connections. The end results are a significantly faster connection, videos that play without interruption, and no wait for your favorite videos.

How can I tell if SPEEDbit Video Accelerator is working properly?
The SPEEDbit Video Accelerator menu extra displays a video acceleration animation that lets you know your videos are loading faster with less buffering.

Is there an accurate way to measure acceleration?
You can use a third-party bandwidth utility that provides a graphical display of internet data transfer rates and support on how to measure the level of acceleration.

Does SPEEDbit Video Accelerator support/accelerate all videos around the web?
New video sites are constantly being added to the list of sites supported by SPEEDbit Video Accelerator. Currently, over 165 video sites including YouTube are supported for accelerated streaming videos, with even more sites coming soon. Click here to see a list of supported sites.

What are the differences between the versions of Video Accelerator?
SPEEDbit Video Accelerator is currently available in three versions.
SPEEDbit Video Accelerator: The free version of Video Accelerator providing accelerated streaming videos from over 165 video sites such as YouTube.
SPEEDbit Video Accelerator Premium: Available for purchase with a yearly subscription. Featuring acceleration of HD Videos and iTunes downloads in addition to normal video acceleration.
SPEEDbit Video Accelerator for Mac: Available for a free two-week trial or for purchase with a yearly subscription. Featuring acceleration of HD Videos and iTunes downloads in addition to normal video acceleration.

What is the difference between Standard Video, HQ (High Quality) Video, and HD (High Definition) Video?
SPEEDbit Video Accelerator and SPEEDbit Accelerator Premium support three different resolutions of web videos. Standard Video - Regular videos on sites such as YouTube.
High Quality - Large and higher resolution videos. HQ videos have bit rates up to 200KBps.
High Definition (Premium) - HD Video is the highest resolution of web videos. HD videos have bit rates over 200KBps.

What web browsers are supported by SPEEDbit Video Accelerator?
SPEEDbit Video Accelerator for Mac works with any web browser.

If I have more questions about SPEEDbit Video Accelerator or need technical support, whom can I contact?
If you have any questions or need assistance using SPEEDbit Video Accelerator, please email support@videoaccelerator.com and we will help you as best we can.

How do I remove SPEEDbit Video Accelerator from my computer?
You can easily remove SPEEDbit Video Accelerator from your Mac by following this procedure.
  1. Open the SPEEDbit Video Accelerator folder in your Applications folder.
  2. Double-click the Uninstall SPEEDbit Video Accelerator Application
The Uninstall application will automatically remove all of the SPEEDbit Video Accelerator files from your computer.

Where can I access the SPEEDbit Video Accelerator preferences?
To find out additional information and to set the preferences for SPEEDbit Video Accelerator for Mac, you can access the Video Accelerator preferences pane in the Other section of the System Preferences window.