Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 17th Sep 2008 23:09 UTC
Multimedia, AV Dirac is an advanced royalty-free video compression format designed for a wide range of uses, from delivering low-resolution web content to broadcasting HD and beyond, to near-lossless studio editing. The v1.0.0 version was released yesterday, and the new VLC version supports playback of .ts/.drc Dirac files.
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RE[4]: Schrodinger
by elmimmo on Thu 18th Sep 2008 06:20 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Schrodinger"
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According to Wikipedia WMV is ASF, so if true I would say it is rather used, if only typically tied to Windows Media codecs. Not that I actually know, though.

I know what you mean, and I do agree. It's just that not actually all those many codecs were equally appropriate at one time. AVI (or more appropriately, DivX codec contained into it), for example, was a nightmare for Mac users pretty much until Perian, VLC or MPlayer for OS X came by, which is not that too long ago.

Edited 2008-09-18 06:25 UTC

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