html4 video embed

Tag: embed , html4 Author: shuxuejianmocui Date: 2012-04-01
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
"http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html>
<head></head>
<body>
<embed width="420" height="345" src="video.wmv" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"></embed>
</body>
</html>

I am trying to embed a video in html page, video file is in local folder and that is of wmv format. Its not working. I have used the above mentioned code.

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Other Answer1

Convert video to SWF format by using any Converter. Then give link of that video. It'll work