Netflix HTML5 video now supports Firefox on Windows

Netflix nation is celebrating as Firefox has joined it on Windows with HTML5 video extensions. The streamer's HTML5 video player is now able to work with Firefox digital-rights specific software from Adobe in order to control content.

Users will no longer need to download a plugin to watch their favourite shows on a Windows PC. OS X is coming out sometime next year.

The player comes with Media Source Extensions (MSE), Encrypted Media Extensions (EME), and the Web Cryptography API (WebCrypto) Message Security Layer client-server protocol.

With the addition of Firefox, Netflix now supports HTML5 video in “all major browsers”—Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Safari and Google Chrome.