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Sample video is not working w/ HTML5 video tag on window's chrome browser

I trying to play wowza sample video using html5 video tag.

This document,, is so simple, and I followed, but it doesn’t work.

I tried another approach following, but it doesn’t work.

In mobile devices (tested in android), everything is good.

I am really wondering if it works on desktop browsers.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.


<!doctype html>
        <title>HTML5 Live Streaming Test</title>
<!-- 		<video width="320" height="240" controls> -->
<!-- 		  <source src="http://[my_server_instance_ip]:1935/test/mp4:sample.mp4/playlist.m3u8" type="video/mp4"> -->
<!-- 			Your browser does not support the video tag. -->
<!-- 		</video> -->
        <video width="640" height="400" controls="controls" src="http://[my_server_instance_ip]:1935/test/mp4:sample.mp4/playlist.m3u8"></video>

Although not 100% sure but from my last experience HLS does not work with chrome on desktop. Also see this.

You have to play HLS in an Apple browser that has native support for it like Safari as Connessione said. Or in a third party player like VLC.


Try with video.js and videojs-contrib-hls.


<link href="" rel="stylesheet">
<script src=""></script>
<script src=""></script>

<video class="video-js vjs-default-skin" controls preload="auto" data-setup='{}' style="width: 100%">
          <source src="your_src" type="application/x-mpegURL">
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Thanks for sharing this @Alhusainey_Jallow