How can I play a local video in my IPython notebook?

(updated 2019, removed unnecessarily costly method) Just do: from IPython.display import Video Video.from_file(“test.mp4”) If you get an error No video with supported format or MIME type found, just pass embed=True to the function: Video(“test.mp4”, embed=True). Or if you want to use the HTML element: from IPython.display import HTML HTML(“”” <video alt=”test” controls> <source src=”test.mp4″ type=”video/mp4″> … Read more