<object> may be used to embed video clips as well as still images.
<param> element defines a parameter to pass information to an object when it runs.
Your Web browser may require you to download and install plugins to play the following.
Apple provides free plugins to play QuickTime for MacOS and Windows operating systems.
If your Web browser supports QuickTime, the following may play an “uncommercial”. Otherwise, it should render an image of three still frames from the video clip and a transcript of its message.
autoplay parameter to
false tells the QuickTime plugin not to play the movie automatically as soon as it loads.
Though this movie is 320×240, the dimensions 320×256 are used because the plugin controls take up an additional 16 pixels.
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Microsoft also has a proprietary streaming video format for its Windows Media Player. Microsoft recommends using the content type
video/x-ms-wmv for Windows Media Player files that contain audio and video.
Here is an embedded Windows Media Player video clip. You may have to download and install a plugin before you can play the movie.
If your Web browser supports Windows Media, the following may play a clip from Face the Nation. Otherwise, it should render a still image and a transcript of the clip.
autostart parameter to
0 tells the Windows Media Player plugin not to play the movie automatically as soon as it loads. Different plugins use different parameter names.
Though this movie is 320×240, the dimensions 320×285 are used because the plugin controls take up an additional 45 pixels.
Matroska is an open, cross‐platform, patent‐free multimedia file format. It supports advanced media features like chapters, menus, and multiple video, audio, and subtitle tracks.
This embedded Matroska video clip has 16 subtitle tracks.
If your Web browser can’t play this clip from Tokyo Mew Mew (東京ミュウミュウ), it should render a still image and present a link to download it.