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Bromite can play AV1 videos since release
71.0.3578.72; the codec/mime is reported as
probably by the HTML5 video
A fully-qualified AV1 codec descriptor should be used when querying the
canPlayType API, example:
video/webm; codecs="av1" is not presently sufficient. A valid mime/codec would be:
A developer tools console one-liner to test the availability of AV1:
> document.createElement('video').canPlayType('video/webm; codecs="av01.0.05M.08"') < "probably"
"probably" is the result you will receive with current Chrom* for desktop and Bromite, but not with Chrom* for Android).
- http://download.opencontent.netflix.com/?prefix=AV1/Chimera/ (no HTML5 player there)
- mime/codec relevant source: https://cs.chromium.org/chromium/src/media/base/video_codecs.cc?rcl=ebbc328f42880260a30379c3f7828bcc8f33387f&l=262 (which points to https://aomediacodec.github.io/av1-isobmff/#codecsparam