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What is a good media file type for Chrome, Firefox, etc.?
Nick talks about how an .mp4 is a good file type for Internet Explorer and Safari.
What would be a good file type to convert audio or video files if we wanted it optimized for Chrome or Firefox?
Jeff Jacobson-Swartfager15,419 Points
.mp4 is fine, it is just proprietary. The .ogg filetype is great and is supported by both Chrome and Firefox. There is a really great introduction to the benefits and drawbacks of the various video containers on Dive into HTML5.
Give the site a look, it has a bunch of other great info about HTML5 as well!