Internet Explorer gets partial HTML5 support using a new plugin

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Internet Explorer HTML5 video

Internet Explorer is notorious for not having features or rendering systems that are in line with today’s trends. Even the latest version of Internet Explorer pales in comparison with other browsers like Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome.

Many video sharing websites such as Youtube are dabbling with HTML5 as a method to display videos. Flash is still the generally accepted method of displaying videos on the internet, but some see HTML5 as the way to go for a more efficient approach, even on mobile devices.

Many recent browsers are already beginning to roll out newer versions that support HTML5, but Internet Explorer 8 still doesn’t support HTML5 (with the exception of a few recent beta versions), and therefore it doesn’t support new tags such as the

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