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Here is a quick chart to show you which audio formats are supported by which browsers.
We are not going to use version numbers here, because we assume the latest version of each
The situation is much like that of the <video> tag. To support <audio> , we will need to use
multiple separate formats for each piece of audio we want to play. To be on the safe side, we
will use three formats: .mp3 , .ogg , and .wav . At this point, we will probably never see Opera
and Firefox support for .mp3 files. The license fee associated with the format is prohibitive
for those browsers.