TFFx doesn't recognize html5

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25 May, 2015 07:10 PM


this said says "your browser needs to be able to either play html5 or flash video". Why doesn't html5 play?


  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Cameron Kaiser on 25 May, 2015 07:16 PM

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    The message is inaccurate. It should more accurately say that your browser needs to be able to play H.264 HTML5 video.

    TenFourFox is perfectly capable of playing HTML5 video, but it only supports the WebM codec right now. H.264 support has complications of patent protection and proprietary codecs, and while I would like to add this support, the work to do so is substantial. As a result, it will not occur in either the TenFourFox 31 or 38 timeframes. If you need to watch this video, unfortunately you will need to use another browser.

  2. 2 Posted by Hubert on 25 May, 2015 07:30 PM

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    Oh, OK. I understand. Thanks! No problem.

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