7020Re: [NH] Embedding/playing mp3 in a web page
- Sep 8, 2011Thanks, Marcelo.
This looks a bit "bleeding edge" considering the audience this is
On 9/8/2011 7:41 AM, Marcelo Bastos wrote:
> Interviewed by CNN on 08/09/2011 11:10, Mike Breiding - Morgantown WV
> told the world:
>> Anyone know of a "better" way to do this?
>> I have come across two methods, Flash used in the above and QuickTime.
> Well, you *could* use HTML5<audio>, in theory. But at present, it has
> some issues.
> The first and more obvious is that you lose support for older browsers,
> to get around it.
> The second problem is audio format. IE9, Safari and Chrome will support
> MP3, but Firefox and Opera won't. To make FF and Opera users happy, you
> have to offer the sound also in Ogg Vorbis format.
> The way to offer both formats without creating conflicts (like in
> Chrome, which supports both) is described in various places around the
> Web, for instance, here:
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