Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 1st Mar 2010 21:59 UTC
Multimedia, AV "A lot of commercial software comes with H.264 encoders and decoders, and some computers arrive with this software preinstalled. This leads a lot of people to believe that they can legally view and create H.264 videos for whatever purpose they like. Unfortunately for them, it ain't so."
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If only Vorbis/Theora was easier...
by CaptainN- on Mon 1st Mar 2010 22:55 UTC
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The problem for home users is that h.264 is easy (and most people who use it probably have no idea what h.264 is even if they use it). OGG Vorbis and Theora (or Dirac/Snow, etc.) needs a real focus on how to make using these codecs more usuable for home users. I thought FireFogg was a good attempt at this. Maybe Mozilla needs it's own social video site to go with it...

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