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How To Enable Firefox HTML5 For Video Support

How To Enable Firefox HTML5 For Video Support

How To Enable Firefox HTML5 For Video Support. In this article, you will get to know why HTML5 videos don’t stream on Firefox, a method to enable Firefox HTML5 to support videos, and how to get an HTML5 player for Firefox.

Sometimes, you might have faced issues with HTML5 on Mozilla Firefox. HTML5 has good support from Firefox, however, if Adobe Flash Player is not installed then it doesn’t support all the features to play a video on Youtube. You can enable HTML5 in Firefox to play HTML5 videos without using the Flash Player. We will discuss here the method to do so.

Why HTML5 Videos Don’t Stream On Firefox?

In order to play the HTML5 videos, the Media Source Extensions feature is required in Firefox. However, this feature is disabled by default. This is why Firefox does not play HTML5 videos if the Adobe Flash Player is not installed. You can solve this issue by just enabling the Media Source Extensions feature in Firefox.

How To Enable Firefox HTML5 For Video Support?

To enable Html5 on Firefox follow the steps given below:

1.Open the Mozilla Firefox.
2.Then, paste the following command in the search bar and press Enter:

about:config

3.A page with a warning “Proceed with Caution” will appear on your screen.
4.Select the “Accept the Risk and Continue” option.

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5.Now locate the search box present there.
6.Type mediasource in it.
7.The ‘ media.mediasource.enabled ‘ parameter will appear on your screen.
8.Double-click on the ‘ media.mediasource.enabled ‘ parameter. This will turn its value from true to false.

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9.Finally, restart Firefox.

How To Get A The Html5 Player For Firefox:

Installing the add-on video players, you can also play HTML5 videos on Firefox. You can install the video add-on players from the Firefox store, that supports HTML5.

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