[theora] WebM killed Theora project?

Tom Sparks tom_a_sparks at yahoo.com.au
Sun Jun 6 04:34:05 PDT 2010

--- On Sun, 6/6/10, dos386 <dos386 at gmail.com> wrote:
> The good point is the benefit to have
> a reasonable amount of choices,
> here 2 good free video codecs.
> Very bad comparison :-(

Xvid/Dvix did not go away when H.264 came out
both are in the mpeg-4 standard (mpeg4-part 2 and mpg4-part 10)

Xvid/Dvix is supported on TV/PMP/etc
H.264 is suported on IPAD/Ipod/I* devices

Xvid/Dvix can play on lower-end devices
H.264 need a higher-end device

my feeling is:
theora well become the Xvid of the future and
webM well become the h.264 of the future
there still well be some mpeg formate

tom sparks


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