Does HTML5 video have to be "served"?

Discussion in 'Android Tablet Video' started by HMishkoff, Oct 3, 2011.

  1. HMishkoff

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    I'm developing a web-based demo that will run locally (offline) on my Thrive (Android 3.1) tablet. I've installed FireFox, which lets me load local web pages, and which supports a couple of HTML5 video formats.

    Will I be able to play a local video via an HTML5 video tag? Or does the video have to be "served" (delivered via a webserver) to work in an HTML5 video tag?

    (Yes, I know I could find out by trying it -- but there are multiple HTML5 video formats, and I was hoping to find out if it's even possible before I begin slogging my way through them.)

    Thanks for your help!!
     
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