YouTube Upgrades HTML5 Player As It Prepares To Replace Flash

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Mark another check for HTML5.The Google Operating System blog notes a series of improvements YouTube made to its HTML5 player.

Here’s a rundown of the additions:

  • enable annotations and captions
  • copy embed code and URL
  • native full-screen support for Firefox and Chrome
  • 480p and 1080p options

The moves are another blow in Flash’s inevitable defeat.

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