The <video> tag is supported in all major browsers (in Internet Explorer: from version 9).
Definition and Usage
The <video> tag specifies video, such as a movie clip or other video streams.
Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5
The <video> tag is new in HTML5.
Tips and Notes
Tip: Any text between the <video> and </video> tags will be displayed in browsers that do not support video.
New : New in HTML5.
|autoplay New||autoplay||Specifies that the video will start playing as soon as it is ready|
|controls New||controls||Specifies that video controls should be displayed (such as a play/pause button etc).|
|height New||pixels||Sets the height of the video player|
|loop New||loop||Specifies that the video will start over again, every time it is finished|
|muted New||muted||Specifies that the audio output of the video should be muted|
|poster New||URL||Specifies an image to be shown while the video is downloading, or until the user hits the play button|
|preload New||auto metadata none||Specifies if and how the author thinks the video should be loaded when the page loads|
|src New||URL||Specifies the URL of the video file|
|width New||pixels||Sets the width of the video player|
The <video> tag also supports the Global attributes in HTML5.
The <video> tag also supports the Global Event Attributes in HTML5.