Support VP9 in ISO-BMFF

VP9 is an open and royalty free video coding format. ISO-BMFF (MP4) is an industry standard container and is broadly accepted and used in the industry. Chrome already supports the VP9 codec (currently only in WebM container) and the ISO-BMFF container. This enables them to be used together.



Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 60
  • Chrome for Android release 60
  • Chrome for iOS release 60
  • Android WebView release 60

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

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Last updated on 2017-06-30