Hilfe durchsuchen

Avoid support scams. We will never ask you to call or text a phone number or share personal information. Please report suspicious activity using the “Report Abuse” option.

Learn More

video format or mime type is not supported , mac , firefox

  • 8 Antworten
  • 2 haben dieses Problem
  • 50 Aufrufe
  • Letzte Antwort von FredMcD

more options

hi there ,

i'm using a macbook pro , os 10.12.2 , firefox 51.0.1 (64-bit) . i used to watch news from a website which is playing what its tv station's playing at the same time , until today . "Video format or MIME type is not supported ." is what i can get from that site today . i've refreshed the site for a lot of times , have quitted & opened FireFox again , still can't play it .

any advice ? thanks a lot !!!

Cheers , lap

Alle Antworten (8)

more options

This is about the HTML5 media player and not about a plugin like Shockwave Flash. It is possible that the website has changed from using a Flash based player (object tag) to the HTML5 media player (video tag).

Does the Web Console ("3-bar" menu button or Tools -> Web Developer) show more information about what file types are offered by the website?

more options
more options

When I get that notice, I just download the clip for later.

more options

thanks . but it's a live feed or stream or whatever it's called ( i'm a real dummy here , sorry ) . also , when i encountered this problem , i went to Chrome directly and it could b played there with no problem . Thus , that's what i'm doing now , using Chrome to play that link ; yet , i'd like to know if there's any way i can solve it here in FireFox .

thank you so much !

more options

Is this a clip or live feed?

Video DownloadHelper {web link} The easy way to download and convert Web videos from hundreds of YouTube-like sites Support: http://www.downloadhelper.net/support.php

more options

If it is a stream (or a file with stream URIs) and not a playable file then you probably can't download and save it.

more options

yeah , it's a live streaming . just don't know why it started refusing to play with FireFox . in the meantime , i can only use Chrome to watch it ......

thanks .

more options

The add-on I posted above can download live streams.