Videoformat

04.20.11
YouTube starts transcoding all new uploads to WebM, already has a third of its library ready
04.20.11

YouTube starts transcoding all new uploads to WebM, already has a third of its library ready

Google's resolve to bring WebM video streaming to the masses doesn't seem to have been weakened by...

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03.18.11
WebM components for IE9 bring further video compatibility to Windows, end to codec conflict?
03.18.11

WebM components for IE9 bring further video compatibility to Windows, end to codec conflict?

We've been reporting on the drama over Google's WebM ever since Microsoft compared the video format...

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02.23.11
Android 2.3.3 gives you another reason to want it: WebM support
02.23.11

Android 2.3.3 gives you another reason to want it: WebM support

Our first indication of a delivery date for the Gingerbread iteration of Android came way back in M...

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01.16.11
Google defends H.264 removal from Chrome, says WebM plug-ins coming to Safari and IE9
01.16.11

Google defends H.264 removal from Chrome, says WebM plug-ins coming to Safari and IE9

Google renewed a heated discussion when it said it was dropping H.264 support from Chrome's HTML5 v...

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01.11.11
Google will drop H.264 support from Chrome, herd the masses towards WebM and Theora
01.11.11

Google will drop H.264 support from Chrome, herd the masses towards WebM and Theora

We knew Google was rather fond of its WebM video standard, but we never expected a move like this:...

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08.26.10
MPEG-LA makes H.264 video royalty-free forever, as long as it's freely distributed
08.26.10

MPEG-LA makes H.264 video royalty-free forever, as long as it's freely distributed

The H.264 codec that makes a good deal of digital video possible has actually been free to use (unde...

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06.10.10
Mozilla bundles WebM support into nightly Firefox builds
06.10.10

Mozilla bundles WebM support into nightly Firefox builds

Google's new web video standard seems to be gathering a bit of momentum, as today Firefox is follow...

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05.04.10
Know Your Rights: H.264, patent licensing, and you
05.04.10

Know Your Rights: H.264, patent licensing, and you

Know Your Rights is Engadget's technology law series, written by our own totally punk ex-copyright a...

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08.16.07
DivX sez 100 million certified video devices have been shipped
08.16.07

DivX sez 100 million certified video devices have been shipped

Moving 100 million of anything is no easy feat, and DivX is using this very milestone to throw itsel...

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