1627 readersI've put a question mark there since this story currently does not cite any named sources, but NewTeeVee certainly seems convinced that Google will open source the VP8 codec, and will announce this at their upcoming Google I/O conference next month. The VP8 codec, developed by On2 which Google recently acquired, is a high quality
2696 readersIt has only been a few minutes since the news of Google removing support for the H.264 video codec from Chrome in favour of WebM, a codec that Google open-sourced after their acquisition of On2, has been making the rounds. Is this significant? I guess ...
3518 readersSo what’s the coolest thing shown at Google I/O today? Expense reports apps? Ha… no… Though there was a lot of other stuff to love. Here’s a list of items I found compelling: Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 HTML5 Pack – Full HTML5 and CSS3 support in Dreamweaver CS5 including the super useful Multiscreen Preview panel. Flash
1655 readersIt has only been a few minutes since the news of Google removing support for the H.264 video codec from Chrome in favour of WebM, a codec that Google open-sourced after their acquisition of On2, has been making the rounds. Is this significant? I guess it depends who you ask, but Chrome is certainly a
2030 readersBack in August Google aquired On2, makers of the vp6 video codec used in the flash player in flash player 8. I noted at the time this had to be Google’s answer to the horrible codec wars the browser were all facing with HTML5, and opensourceing a codec would be the only answer. Today at
1995 readersI’ve recently been working on encoding video for mobile devices and these are the best settings for the current device set that will support Flash: Preferred Alternate Video codec H.264 Constrained Baseline Profile, up to 30 fps On2 VP6 Simple Profile or Sorensen Spark, up to 30 fps Audio codec AAC-LC, 44.1 kHz, stereo MP3,
1921 readersGoogle has recently announced that they are dropping support for H.264 in Chrome browser. What this means that the developers wanting to use H.264 video in their HTML5 content will have to encode it using WebM or Theora video codecs. WebM is based on the On2 technology’s VP8 codec that Google acquired last year. This
7496 readersFor being only two days in length, Google I/O certainly packed a punch this year. There were lots of announcements and Adobe was at the center of many of them. Through some creative badge sharing, I was lucky enough to attend this year. Here are the some of the things that were announced that are
2177 readersA new Flash Player, code-named “Gala,” will be is now live for preview. One of the newest features of this release is support for H.264 video hardware decoding on Mac OS X 10.6.3. Note that Flash Player has supported H.264, the codec behind HD, since 2007. This newest release, with support for video hardware decoding,
1232 readersAs Kevin Lynch mentioned today at Google I/O, we are excited to include the VP8 video codec in Flash Player in an upcoming release, which will help provide users with seamless access to high quality video content on all of...
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