These are the things I've written that are tagged "ogg"


As some anticipated, Google has open-sourced the VP8 codec they acquired in their purchase of On2 Technologies on 17 February this year. They’ve taken the VP8 video codec and combined it with Ogg audio, and a new container format to create the WebM project: “a broadly-backed community effort to develop a world-class media format for […]

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.

A Critique of the Ogg Container Format

From Måns, a developer on FFMPEG. Sounds like he knows what he’s talking about. I’m interested in a comparison of the actual effects of Ogg’s increased overhead .vs. other containers (m4v, mkv).

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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