Video format for mobile

Klaus major-k klaus at
Thu Apr 9 14:55:02 EDT 2020

Hi Tom,

> Am 09.04.2020 um 20:49 schrieb Tom Glod via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
> Hi Klaus,
> My experience with this issue was trying to view "youtube live" using the
> browser widget, which uses h264...its how I found out that CEF needs to be
> built with "-proprietary codec" flag in order to be able to play h264
> videos from youtube or vimeo.

oh, did not know that.

> It would make sense that its the same reason why LC player does not play
> anything with h264.

I have some h264 encoded videos, downloaded from YouTube, and they play fine 
in a player object! Just downloaded and played another video from YT and works fine!

> Yes that is what I was implying, building LC and CEF (Chrome Browser in a
> widget) with the codecs.

Aha, thank you for the info.
Yep, that would be a nice addition!

> -- 
> Tom Glod
> Founder & Developer
> MakeShyft R.D.A (
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Klaus Major
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