Join Tom Green for an in-depth discussion in this video Supporting mobile playback, part of Learning HTML5 Video.
We are going to end this course with a brief look at HTML5 video on mobile…devices such as smartphones and tablets. If you thought simply getting an HTML5…video to play on the desktop was convoluted, mobile is an even more…tangled ball of yarn. Your two main platforms are IOS, iPhones,…and iPads and the myriad of tablets and smartphones that employ the android OS.…If you look at North America browser shared statistics, Safari Mobile IOS…accounts for 46%. It supports video but only the H264 codec.…
Android browsers account for 37% of the market and climbing.…Support the video tag but depending on the browser, either support the H264 or WebM codex.…With well over 90% of the devices out there able to support the video tag, you…would be correct in assuming mobile browsers are far more ready to play HTML5…video than their desktop parents. Let's not be too hasty with those assumptions.…First off, though that this is a big number you need to look at it in the…context of the big picture. When it comes to web browsing worldwide,…
- Understanding web video delivery challenges
- Understanding video containers or codecs
- Exploring bitrate
- Creating MP4 and WebM videos
- Using the video tag
- Preloading video
- Working with multiple formats
- Setting up autoplay
Skill Level Beginner
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1. How We Got into This Mess
2. HTML5 Video Primer
3. Showtime: Playing a Video Stream
4. There Are Alternatives
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