Video format for mobile

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Thu Apr 9 13:56:02 EDT 2020

They're kind of huge (like 400 MB) so I didn't copy them to my phone, but they play okay on Mac 
using Firefox and on Android using Chrome browser. I guess that doesn't tell us much.

Swami suggested to me privately that he uses a browser widget to play videos so I will try that 

On 4/9/20 9:20 AM, Mark Talluto via use-livecode wrote:
> What happens if you play the file locally on each device?
> -Mark
> On Wed, Apr 8, 2020 at 10:22 PM J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at> wrote:
>> Not sure what you mean by "an existing app" but my test app uses
>> mobileControlCreate to set up
>> a mobile player. When it accesses the video from my server, it's all black
>> with no video or
>> audio, and the nonexistent playback quits a few seconds in.
>> I'm not sure whether these videos were created with streaming in mind. I
>> vaguely remember we
>> used to need to set a "streaming" checkbox when creating a video. Is that
>> still required?
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