[theora] [Vorbis] New release of the Cortado java player

Silvia Pfeiffer silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 28 01:05:51 PDT 2009

Great stuff!! Congratulations! I just had to write a blog post about
it http://blog.gingertech.net/2009/10/28/cortado-0-5-0-released/ .


On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 10:50 AM, Gregory Maxwell <gmaxwell at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 6:24 PM, Ralph Giles <giles at xiph.org> wrote:
>>      * Support for files encoded with Theora 1.1
> It's important to be clear that the Theora format did not change with
> the release of libtheora 1.1.   Cortado was never a fully spec
> compliant decoder. However, older versions of the libtheora encoder
> did not use all of the available features so these shortcomings were
> not as obvious.
> Cortado is still not fully spec compliant: the lack of 4:2:2 and 4:4:4
> colorspace is the remaining obvious omission, but the compatibility is
> now good.
> One other very important enhancement compared to 0.2.2 or development
> versions prior to 2009-07-17 is that the 0.5.0 cortado will display
> video with much higher quality.   The inverse DCT function in cortado
> had a long-standing bug which could cause blocky, blurry, or streaking
> artefacts in the displayed video.
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