[theora] Update on HTML5 video support in browsers and websites
mdale at wikimedia.org
Thu May 28 20:50:25 PDT 2009
I tested a windows 3.0 chromium download earlier today and it does
in-fact support ogg theora video via the video tag ;)
Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
> Yeah, we discussed these issues on irc yesterday.
> I think somebody has already pointed Google at ffmpeg2theora so as to
> create higher quality Ogg Theora files. Same goes for Dailymotion, who
> initially used ffmpeg for encoding.
> There is also a rumour that Chrome is getting Ogg support as we speak
> - some commits on the chromium developer list indicate this.
> These are exciting times!!
> On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 8:19 AM, Lino Mastrodomenico
> <l.mastrodomenico at gmail.com> wrote:
>> FYI, Anne van Kesteren (he's an Opera developer) has written an update
>> about the state of the HTML5 <video> element in browsers and big
>> Two bits from the post:
>> 1) the YouTube demo uses the H.264 codec, but I guess this will
>> change if they want compatibility with Firefox 3.5;
>> 2) Chrome uses FFmpeg for the decoding; can this cause bugs in the
>> decoding of Ogg/Theora+Vorbis videos?
>> Lino Mastrodomenico
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