Previously we uses flash to play audio files.Now HTML5 support a new element called Audio.It will give web developer much controls to do funny stuffs with audio.No need to use flash any more!
<audio controls> <source src="horse.ogg" type="audio/ogg"> <source src="horse.mp3" type="audio/mpeg"> <!-- add your fallback solution here. Like you can add flash here for older browser--> <p>Oh! Your browser does not support the HTML5 audio element.</p> </audio>
Internet Explorer 9+, Firefox, Opera, Chrome, and Safari support the
For more detials about html5 audio you can visit this post Playing audio files with HTML5.