Lib-Ray Video Standard: Using Google/On2

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  1. Rob

    Rob Administrator Staff Member

    Oct 27, 2011
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    When I started working on a no-DRM, open-standards-based solution for distributing high-definition video on fixed media ("Lib-Ray"), I naturally thought of Theora, because it was developed as a free software project. Several people have suggested, though, that the VP8 codec would be a better fit for my application. This month, I've finally gotten the necessary vpxtools and mkvtoolnix packages installed on my Debian system, and so I'm having a first-look at VP8. The results are very promising, though the tools are somewhat finicky.Category: HackingTagging: lib-rayvideovp8webmmkvblurayLicense: CC-BY-SAFull story here.


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