HTML5 Video Widget

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I was editing one my existing presentations that is quite video heavy a few days ago. I noticed I couldn't add a new video, after some searching it appears that the old video item has been deprecated and I should be using the HTML5 Video Widget. So I have two questions:

1 - Where do I find it? If I right click and existing placeholder and choose Add, I don't see HTML5 Video on the list. If I add a new placeholder I don't see it there either.

2 - Do I need to encode my videos in a special format? I typically run the videos through Handbrake to size them properly and along convert them to h.264 as .mp4. I see people talking about WebM - is that the format I will have to use?

Will HTML5 Video work on my player? I'm using the Windows player.

Can someone enlighten me? :)
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We recently added the Video Item back so you should see it when you choose "Add" from your Placeholder. Try refreshing your browser if you don't see it for some reason. 

The Video Item will work with the Windows Player. 

You are more than welcome to use MP4, but we recommend and support WebM formatted video's. 

Hope that helps. Thanks!
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I can see it now, thanks!