[theora] This is a sad day for interoperability in the Web
Charles Iliya Krempeaux
supercanadian at gmail.com
Wed Aug 22 12:21:32 PDT 2007
Just an update.
I didn't wait until the weekend.... I've got most of it down now.
It's a little application that you drap-and-drop videos files (of
other types) onto, and it converts them to Ogg Theora.
I just have the "auto-download of ffmpeg2theora" part to implement...
and then it's ready for alpha testing.
On 8/21/07, Charles Iliya Krempeaux <supercanadian at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/21/07, Maik Merten <maikmerten at gmx.net> wrote:
> > > For the Theora case... It shouldn't be too difficult to do something
> > > quick and dirty on Windows.
> > >
> > > Use the ffmpeg2theora Windows binary... and create a C# GUI program that
> > > uses " System.Diagnostics.Start" to run it.
> > >
> > The problem with ffmpeg2theora is that it ships with a lot of decoders
> > for patented formats, bringing with it all the problems of "intellectual
> > property". So Xiph.org can't offer a bundle of a GUI with ffmpeg2theora
> > as official download.
> > However, if the GUI would automatically download a fitting ffmpeg2theora
> > build on first startup it may be possible to get around this limitation.
> That would certainly be doable.
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