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Who’s Supporting WebM on Linux?

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A couple weeks ago, Google, along with a number of other groups, famously advanced the WebM codec as a supported video format for HTML5-enabled browsers, in an attempt to finally put forward a standard that all parties involved can agree on.  How far has the Linux community come since then in implementing support for the new codec?  Here's a look.

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Mozilla Says It’s Totally Fine to Ship VP8/WebM, or They Wouldn’t Ship It

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Mozilla is not afraid of MPEG-LA and it will calmly support Google's new codec; perhaps so should everyone else

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Google to Make WebM GPL Compatible — Claim

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Software patents FUD withstanding, the status of WebM as a Free/open source project is being actively addressed

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VLC 1.1.0 Release Candidate supports WebM / VP8

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The VideoLAN Project developers have issued a release candidate for version 1.1 of their popular VLC Media Player, adding support for the WebM / VP8 video format, extensions and a number of new codecs

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First Look: H.264 and VP8 Compared

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VP8 is now free, but if the quality is substandard, who cares? Well, it turns out that the quality isn't substandard, so that's not an issue, but neither is it twice the quality of H.264 at half the bandwidth. See for yourself.

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WebM applauded but doubts persist

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Google's open sourcing of the VP8 codec as part of the WebM project has been applauded by companies and organisations around the world, but doubts persist about the code, the licence and patents

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Google open-sourcing VP8 video may change Internet video forever

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Google may be open-sourcing the VP8 video codec. Internet video is about to get a lot more complicated.

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Ogg Theora vs. H.264: head to head comparisons

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Streaming video websites like YouTube face growing pressure from consumers to provide support for native standards-based Web video playback. The HTML5 video element provides the necessary functionality to build robust Web media players without having to depend on proprietary plugins, but the browser vendors have not been able to build a consensus around a video codec.

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Free Software Foundation: Google should free the web from Flash and H.264

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Although Google's take-over of On2 Technologies has only just been completed, already the Free Software Foundation (FSF) is calling on the company to release On2's video codec technology as a patent free standard.

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New encoder library for Ogg Theora open source video codec

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The Xiph.org Foundation's open source developers have released version 1.1 ("Thusnelda") of their reference implementation of the libtheora encoder library. Thusnelda is said to offer considerable quality and performance improvements over version 1.0.

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HTML 5: Could it kill Flash and Silverlight?

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HTML 5, a groundbreaking upgrade to the prominent Web presentation specification, could become a game-changer in Web application development, one that might even make obsolete such plug-in-based rich Internet application (RIA) technologies as Adobe Flash, Microsoft Silverlight, and Sun JavaFX.

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Open Letter to Mozilla Regarding Their Use of HTML5 Video

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We're on the verge of a serious evolution on the web. Right now, the common way to include video on the web is by use of Flash, a closed-source technology that is a massive resource hog. The answer is the HTML5 video tag

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Decoding the HTML 5 video codec debate

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The HTML 5 video element has the potential to liberate streaming Internet video from plugin prison, but a debate over which codec to define in the standard is threatening to derail the effort.

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Open source video codec Ogg Theora hot on the heels of H.264

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MPEG-4 AVC (H.264), the efficient, open industry standard for video encoding, has made huge strides to become the industry leader in all areas – it plays on mobiles and MP3 players, it's used by HDTV and Blu-ray Discs, and cameras and HD camcorders record in it.

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