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linux:debian:firefox_mp4_support [2015/10/09 09:10]
ozan
linux:debian:firefox_mp4_support [2015/12/24 10:28] (current)
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 **mp4** files include videos encoded with **H.264** codec. Since **H.264** codec is not a free codec, it is not included in iceweasel. Iceweasel needs a third party application to play **H.264** encoded files. After some research, I came up with a solution to play my mp4 videos under debian jessie, because converting the **mp4** files to **ogg** format is not option for me. This [[https://​developer.mozilla.org/​en-US/​docs/​Web/​HTML/​Supported_media_formats|link]] tells the reasons and supported formats in a detailed way. Of course I advice you to use open standards in web however in my case, I had to use mp4 files. **mp4** files include videos encoded with **H.264** codec. Since **H.264** codec is not a free codec, it is not included in iceweasel. Iceweasel needs a third party application to play **H.264** encoded files. After some research, I came up with a solution to play my mp4 videos under debian jessie, because converting the **mp4** files to **ogg** format is not option for me. This [[https://​developer.mozilla.org/​en-US/​docs/​Web/​HTML/​Supported_media_formats|link]] tells the reasons and supported formats in a detailed way. Of course I advice you to use open standards in web however in my case, I had to use mp4 files.
  
-First of all, you should allow playing mp4 files with setting the following __about:​config__ entries to true +First of all, you should allow playing mp4 files with setting the following __about:​config__ entries to ''​true''​ 
 +{{ :​linux:​debian:​firefox_mp4_support:​firefox-about-config.jpg?​300 |}}
 <​code>​ <​code>​
 media.fragmented-mp4.exposed -> true media.fragmented-mp4.exposed -> true
linux/debian/firefox_mp4_support.txt · Last modified: 2015/12/24 10:28 by ozan