These are the things I've written that are tagged "h.264"

The Windows Blog

Great news from Microsoft: In its HTML5 support, IE9 will support playback of H.264 video as well as VP8 video when the user has installed a VP8 codec on Windows. In the post the Author, Dean Hachamovitch, reiterates the company line regarding HTML5: “we’re all in,” but this is not a surprising development at all. […]

IE 9 Will Support HTML5 Video With H.264 Only

A shame, but I can’t say I’m particularly surprised. Firefox may have to join the H.264 bandwagon or get left behind. I like the idea of Vorbis, but if I’m authoring video I’m thinking it’s not worth my time right now.

On2’s VP8 Page

A demo or two, and some more information on a codec we’ll be hearing a lot about for awhile. They’ve got some big claims on decode speed, and say that they’ve paid special attention to the ARM processor- the same processor used in the iPhone. While that’s nice, I wouldn’t hold my breath for software […]

Microsoft Promises HTML5 <video> Support in IE9

Which for them means H.264, apparently, and no Ogg support. I’m glad to see the IE team getting on board, but I wish Ogg was a more viable option for authoring web video. As it stands, it’s really not worth authoring two formats of video (Ogg and H.264) if you’re aiming at accommodating the most […]

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