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HTML5 Video

Aaron Diffenderfer

Joined: Mar 24, 2009
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For wmv, mp4, and other formats, are the object and embed tags still the way to go? Or does HTML5 handle everything?
Bear Bibeault
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HTML5 doesn't specify specific codecs. What formats are supported is up to the browsers.

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Rob Crowther
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Have a look at this summary:

Click on the links next to 'Sub-features' to see the browser support for the main video formats.

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