[ogg-dev] HTML5 audio tag

Chris Double chris.double at double.co.nz
Tue May 11 03:23:19 PDT 2010

On 11/05/10 22:05, narendra sisodiya wrote:
> 1) Do firefox stream whole video file and play only audio part
> OR
> 2) Do firefox stream only audio part of the file and play it.
> I want to know, is there any bandwidth advantage with <audio/> tag over
> <video> tag ?

Whether you use <audio> or <video> it will stream the entire contents of 
the file (ie. both video and audio tracks). If the file contains 
multiple audio tracks and/or other information that will be streamed and 
ignored by Firefox too.


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