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Opus in MSE and <video>

Ability to play the open source WebRTC preferred audio codec - Opus in MSE and <video> tags on the for the webM and matroska containers. Please note that we have had Opus support in chromium since M25. This change enables Opus playback on MSE and <video> tags.

Comments

Opus is a standards supportive, open source codec. It is the MTI codec for WebRTC and has been in chromium since M25. This change enables us to use Opus in MSE and <video> tags for WebM and Matroska containers. The standards body for Matroska has also approved and the spec is attached.

Specification

Established standard

Status in Chromium

Enabled by default (launch bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 33
  • Opera release 21
  • Opera for Android release 21

Consensus & Standardization

  • Shipped
  • No public signals
  • No public signals
  • Positive

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Last updated on 2014-04-03