Posts in Media

May 27, 2016 PC, Tablet

Previewing H.264/AVC support for ORTC

By Shijun Sun and Bernard Aboba

Today we’re excited to announce preliminary support for support in the real-time communications (RTC) stack in Microsoft Edge, as initially promised in our April roadmap You can preview this feature in Windows Insider Preview builds starting with EdgeHTML by navigating… Read more

April 18, 2016 Uncategorized

WebM, VP9 and Opus Support in Microsoft Edge

By Microsoft Edge Team

Starting with EdgeHTML , the open-source WebM container format and the VP9 video and Opus audio codecs are supported in Microsoft These are available to websites that use Media Source Extensions (MSE) to adaptively stream video Windows Web Apps (built… Read more

September 8, 2015 Mobile, PC, Tablet

Announcing VP9 support coming to Microsoft Edge

By Jerry Smith

Today, we’re excited to announce that WebM/VP9 support is now in development in Microsoft VP9 is an open source video format that offers efficient compression to stream HD content at lower bitrates, and is well suited to UHD Initial support for… Read more

July 2, 2015 Mobile, PC, Tablet

Moving to HTML5 Premium Media

By Jerry Smith

The commercial media industry is undergoing a major transition as content providers move away from proprietary web plug-in based delivery mechanisms (such as Flash or Silverlight), and replace them with unified plug-in free video players that are based on HTML5… Read more