An Introduction to WebVTT and <track>

by Ian Devlin in Articles

The HTML5 specification includes two features for improving media accessibility — the WebVTT format, for marking up external text tracks such as subtitles and captions, and the <track> element, for applying those text tracks alongside HTML5 <video> and <audio>. This article provides a detailed introduction to both features, showing how you can make use of them in your projects today.

Welcome, WebM <video>!

by Håkon Wium Lie in Blog

The big news today is that WebM will join the list of open and freely usable Web formats, and video will finally become a first-class citizen of the Web. We’re proud to add support for WebM into a Labs build.

Introduction to HTML5 Video

by Patrick H. Lauke, Bruce Lawson in Articles

This article gives you an introduction to <video> and some of its associated APIs. We look at why native video support in browsers is important, give an overview of the element’s markup, and outline the most important ways in which video can be controlled via JavaScript.

Accessible HTML5 Video With JavaScripted Captions

by Bruce Lawson in Articles

The HTML5 <video> element provides a fantastic way to embed video into web pages without relying on plugins, and it is now supported in Opera, Firefox and Chrome, so things are looking up. One burning question however is “how do we provide alternative content for users that either can’t see, or can’t hear the video?” In this article, Bruce Lawson looks at the issue and suggests a solution.

Video, 3D Canvas and File I/O: Repeat!

by Chris Mills in Blog

We’ve done it again! This article gives you the low down on our all new Opera desktop build with support for the HTML5 <video> element, 3D canvas, and the File I/O API. Find out what it contains, and download builds for Windows, Mac and UNIX!

A Call for Video on the Web — Opera <video> Release on Labs

by DevRel Team in Articles

To really make a splash on the Web, video needs an open solution that can easily be integrated into web pages without the need for proprietary plugins. The HTML5 <video> element and Ogg Theora can provide this, and Opera is proud to announce an experimental build that suppports it. So read this article, and download and play with it today.

A Call for Video on the Web

by Håkon Wium Lie in Blog

To really make a splash on the Web, video needs an open solution that can easily be integrated into web pages without the need for proprietary plugins. The HTML5 <video> element and Ogg Theora can provide this, and Opera is proud to announce an experimental build that suppports it. So read this article, and download and play with it today.

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