Video playback on the Brave Browser for Linux is choppy. This issue does not happen in other web browsers on Linux such as Firefox.
Steps to Reproduce:
Open web browser.
Go to youtube.com.
Click on any video.
Right-click the video to open up the context menu and click on “Stats for Nerds.”
Observe dropped frames causing stutter when viewing videos.
Screenshot of the video statistics (Brave vs. Firefox):
Version 0.65.121 Chromium: 75.0.3770.100 (Official Build) (64-bit)
Operating System Information:
Operating System: Kubuntu 19.04
KDE Plasma Version: 5.15.4
KDE Frameworks Version: 5.56.0
Qt Version: 5.12.2
Kernel Version: 5.0.0-20-generic
OS Type: 64-bit
Processors: 16 × AMD Ryzen 7 1700 Eight-Core Processor
Memory: 15.7 GiB of RAM
Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 driver 418.56
I have tested this issue on multiple releases of Ubuntu and Fedora with both KDE and Gnome desktop environments using multiple Nvidia drivers and the same issue happens.