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Firefox Gets HTML 5 Video Update

Written on December 22, 2010 by Japhet Writ

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While it's admirable that Mozilla is sticking to its guns for a long-term vision, those wanting to use Firefox H.264 could be disappointed – if it wasn't for Microsoft.

The future video standards in the web, particularly in , are not totally united. Though many browsers supports , it is not used by due to its potential patent fees. Simply put, does not support what could be the most popular form of HTML 5 video. This can mean disappointment among potential users of Mozilla H.264. Good thing there is . surprisingly created a plug-in for that allows H.264 playback on Windows 7 hardware. If you’re a user of Windows 7 that comes with 3.6 or  the latest you can get the plug-in via this download.

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