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Google Drops H.264 Codec Support In Chrome To Focus On Open Codecs


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The video codec H.264 is in the news again. Earlier when HTML5 video was the new rage, Firefox and Opera decided to not to support H.264 because of it is a proprietary codec. Instead they decided to support the open Ogg Theora. Safari and Chrome choosed to support H.264 because Theora’s performance was deemed unsatisfactory. Chrome supported…

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By Ricky on January 12th
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Microsoft Says IE9 Will Support H.264 Not Theora


Microsoft Says IE9 Will Support H.264 Not Theora

Microsoft has finally jumped into the HTML5 video codec war by announcing that its next browser, Internet Explorer 9, will go with H.264 support not the open-source Theora. H.264 and Theora are video codecs which are competing with one another to be the standard codec used in HTML5. While Theora is an open-source format; H.264…

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By Ricky on May 2nd
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Mozilla goes against YouTube with HTML5 video codec


Mozilla goes against YouTube with HTML5 video codec

You might have already heard about YouTube and Vimeo rolling out support for the new HTML5 video. What many does not know is that the video codec that they are using now is a proprietary one called H.264. You would think that if Google is supporting a format, it would become the standard. Not quite…

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By Ricky on January 26th
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Install lots of useful software and codecs in Ubuntu Karmic using the medibuntu repository


Install lots of useful software and codecs in Ubuntu Karmic using the medibuntu repository

Using the Medibuntu repository you can install many useful softwares from a single source some of which include Acrobat Reader, Google Earth, IBM Java Runtime Environment, SUN Java Runtime Environment, Opera, Real Player and Skype and many proprietary codecs.

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By Debjit on October 26th
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VideoLAN releases VLC Media Player 1.0.0 aka Goldeneye


VideoLAN releases VLC Media Player 1.0.0 aka Goldeneye

VideoLAN VLC Logo One player that doesn’t need any kind of introduction, a player that can play almost any media file, one that is Open-Source! Yes, VideoLAN project has finally released VLC 1.0.0 ‘Goldeneye’. Generally, to play some media formats, you would need to install a separate codec pack like K-Lite, but VLC eliminates the…

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By Debjit on July 9th
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Win7codecs – Your solution to all Windows 7 multimedia codec problems


You have installed Windows 7. And you are not able to play your favourite music video. Or may be you are not getting good quality video and audio from the default install of Windows 7. Well, no worries. Codecs have always been a problem for most users at one time or the other. Be it…

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By Debjit on February 25th
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Automatix comes to Fedora 9 – FedoMATIX


↑ Grab this Headline Animator Remember Automatix? Yes the nifty little application that made installing additional softwares on the Ubuntu system a breeze. Here comes the same for Fedora 9, FedoMATIX (v0.1Beta). It currently works on the command line only, but supports more than 60 additional softwares/apps already. The next version, which is due release…

 Hacks   Linux   Pragmatism   Software  

By Debjit on January 4th
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