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Question: On my iPhone 6 some video’s won’t play because format is not supported . How do I fix this?

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Dec 9, 2017 1:53 AM in response to Jencovelle In response to Jencovelle

There are a few protocols or types of video online, the main ones are HTML5

and Flash; for several reasons iOS Devices generally do not use Flash. The

sites you visit may have a secondary mobile-OS based element for video.

The android OS has one of the other non-Flash software... (unity, html5, etc)


A history (from seven years ago) about HTML5 and Flash:

Thoughts on Flash - Apple

Rather than use Flash, Apple has adopted HTML5, CSS and JavaScript -

all open standards. Apple's mobile devices all ship with high performance, ...

User uploaded filehttps://www.apple.com/hotnews/thoughts-on-flash/


HTML5 vs Native: The Mobile App Debate - HTML5 Rocks

HTML5 vs Native: The Mobile App Debate HTML5 Rocks. Table ...

Mobile apps and HTML5 are two of the hottest ... And the latest iOS

browser supports WebSocket ...

User uploaded filehttps://www.html5rocks.com/en/mobile/nativedebate/


iOS vs. Android vs. HTML5 - Making the Decision

It's been said that in regards to the question of which mobile platform is the

best target for development, the answer... develop for the mobile web. HTML5

User uploaded filebusiness2community.com/mobile-apps/ios-vs-android-


Some additional perspectives and reading can be found among

resulting search finds online, such as this one from duck-duck-go:

https://duckduckgo.com/?q=flash+for+iOS+vs+HTML5&t=ffsb&ia=web


In any event...

Good luck & happy trails! 🙂

Dec 9, 2017 1:53 AM

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Question: On my iPhone 6 some video’s won’t play because format is not supported . How do I fix this?