Tag: video tag

  • Google to Drop H.264 Support in Chrome

    [They’re replacing H.264 support with WebM][link] (a video codec [acquired and open-sourced][webm] by Google last year). It looks like the HTML video codec pissing match is about to start up again. [link]: http://blog.chromium.org/2011/01/html-video-codec-support-in-chrome.html “Chromium Blog: HTML Video Codec Support in Chrome” [webm]: http://extrafuture.com/2010/05/19/webm/ “WebM”

  • Vimeo Releases Embeddable HTML5 Video Player

    [Another shot across the bow of Flash][link]. Vimeo embeds will use the HTML5 player automatically in browsers that support the codecs involved. [link]: http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/vimeo_releases_embeddable_html5_video_player.php “Vimeo Releases Embeddable HTML5 Video Player”

  • IE 9 Will Support HTML5 Video With H.264 Only

    [A shame, but I can’t say I’m particularly surprised.][link] Firefox may have to join the H.264 bandwagon or get left behind. I like the *idea* of Vorbis, but if I’m authoring video I’m thinking it’s not worth my time right now. [link]: http://blogs.msdn.com/ie/archive/2010/04/29/html5-video.aspx “IEBlog : HTML5 Video”