Media embedding

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New feature
in Moodle 3.11!

An administrator can enable selected media players in Settings > Site administration > Appearance > Media embedding.

Available players

  • YouTube (displays videos hosted on youtube)
  • Vimeo (displays videos hosted on vimeo)
  • .mp3 - MPEG Audio Stream, Layer III
  • .flv - Flash video
  • .f4v - Flash video
  • .swf - Macromedia Flash animation File (Adobe, Inc.)
Note: Only used in trusted texts as it has potential security issues
  • .ogg - HTML 5 audio
  • .acc - HTML 5 audio
  • .mp3 - HTML 5 audio
  • .webm - HTML 5 video
  • .m4v - HTML 5 video
  • .ogv - HTML 5 video

Legacy media players

The following legacy media player formats are also available but not recommended for general usage:

  • .mov - QuickTime player (requires QuickTime player or codec)
  • .mp4 - QuickTime player (requires QuickTime player or codec)
  • .m4a - QuickTime player (requires QuickTime player or codec)
  • .mpg - MPEG animation - QuickTime player (requires QuickTime player or codec)
  • .wmv - Windows media player (Microsoft)-not guaranteed to work in browsers other than IE and non-Windows systems
  • .avi - Windows media player - not guaranteed to work in browsers other than IE and non-Windows systems

See also