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Playing video and audio in the browser

Which file formats will play?

Yandex.Browser can open audio- and video-files with the following file extensions:

File extensionSupported
Videomp4 +
flv +
swf +
avi +
webm +
mpg +
ogv +
x-m4v +
wmv +
m4v +
File extensionSupported
Audiomp3 +
wav +
m4a +
wma +
ogg +
x-m4a +
mpeg +

What should I do if a file doesn't play in the browser?

In some cases multimedia files load to the computer but don't playback in the browser. Installing a plug-in can solve this problem:

File extensionPlug-ins
VideoaviInstall the VLC Web Plugin module
wmvThis format is not supported in Windows prior to version 7
mpgInstall the VLC Web Plugin module
File extensionPlug-ins
AudiowmaInstall the VLC Web Plugin module
Note. If a site owner doesn't allow you to open a file in Yandex.Browser, the file downloads to the user's computer. To open it in the browser, drag the icon of the downloaded file over from the upper panel in the browser window or use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + O.
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