[theora] Theora and WeBM support in Firefox and Opera
denver at ossguy.com
Tue Jun 29 09:37:36 PDT 2010
On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 10:26 AM, dos386 <dos386 at gmail.com> wrote:
> ### WeBM support in YouTube and Internet
> The obsession is high (many pages about the thing, most opinions
> positive to very positive), but lack of working examples. Even worse,
> most of such pages "offer" videos or link to video pages doing nothing
> It doesn't work. Either the page doesn't load, it doesn't find any
> videos, or switches immediately back to the old "You must enable
> videos in WeBM format ???
First, you must join YouTube's HTML5 beta. You will not get WebM
video unless you do this:
http://www.youtube.com/html5 -> "Join the HTML5 Beta"
Once that's done, you can do a search for videos that are encoded in WebM:
Basically you add "&webm=1" to the search URL, ie.
Clicking on any of the search results should give you a video in WebM
format, like this one:
I just tried the above steps using Chromium from the daily PPA (
https://launchpad.net/~chromium-daily/+archive/ppa ) and it works for
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