Apple has extended the list of supported browsers this year to include Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.
Apple is gearing up to present its annual developer conference WWDC that is all set to take place between June 4 and June 8. The keynote will be held on June 4 10AM PT, which is 10:30PM IST. Apple will be hosting the keynote in San Jose, California, at the McEnery Convention Center and CEO Tim Cook is expected to unveil the latest platform changes Apple has made to iOS and macOS, among others. At this year’s WWDC conference, Apple is widely expected to unveil iOS 12, macOS 10.14, watchOS 5 and tvOS 12.
Every year, Apple live streams the WWDC to its Apple iPhones, iPads and Macbooks using the WWDC app using its own HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) technology. Macbooks devices need to be running the latest operating system which is macOS Sierra 10.12 or later. And in case of iPhones and iPads, the users need to make sure that their device is running on iOS 10 or later from beforehand.
Besides the WWDC App, Apple users will also be able to able to watch the livestream using their Safari browser by visiting the Apple website’s WWDC live stream page.
Apart from the Safari browser, Apple used to support Microsoft Edge browser on Windows 10 devices, and this year Apple has extended its supported browsers list and added Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox to it. And those systems using the latest versions of the aforementioned browser will be able to watch the livestream from the Apple website. The browsers must have MSE, H.264, and AAC in order to support the livestream.