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flv with videojs

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16 Jun, 2011 02:48 PM

can videojs player play flv?

  1. 1 Posted by Merk on 17 Jun, 2011 06:01 PM

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    Yes, but only in the Flowplayer flash fallback.

  2. 2 Posted by Chuck Carpenter on 16 Mar, 2012 08:36 PM

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    The magic answer for this, that it took me awhile to discover today, is that all you have to do is list that file type first. Then if HTML5 fails, it'll use the FLV over the MP4.

  3. 3 Posted by bhupi on 06 Sep, 2012 04:40 PM

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    can you share a code snippet on how to achieve this?

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