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First Look: H.264 and VP8 Compared

http://www.streamingmedia.com

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

http://www.h-online.com

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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Xiph.Org announces support for the WebM open media project

http://lists.xiph.org

The Xiph.Org Foundation is pleased to announce its support of the WebM open media project as a project launch partner. As announced earlier today at the Google I/O Developer Conference, the WebM format combines the VP8 video codec, the Matroska container, and the Vorbis audio codec developed by the Xiph into a high-quality, open, unencumbered format for video delivery on the Web.

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Free Software Foundation statement on WebM and VP8

http://www.fsf.org

From today, users will be able to download and install free software to play and encode the new WebM format. WebM is based on the Matroska container format -- replacing Ogg -- and the VP8 video codec which replaces Theora. Crucially, the Vorbis audio codec is part of the new WebM specification.

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