Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 23rd May 2010 09:41 UTC
Benchmarks Now that Google has opened up VP8, the big question is obviously how it'll hold up to H264. Of course, VP8 already wins by default because it's open source and royalty free, but that doesn't mean we should neglect the quality issue. Jan Ozer from StreamingMedia.com has put up an article comparing the two codecs, and concludes that the differences are negligible - in fact, only in some high-motion videos did H264 win out. As always, this is just one comparison and most certainly anything but conclusive. Update: Another comparison. I can't spot the difference, but then again, I'm no expert.
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Comment by hornett
by hornett on Sun 23rd May 2010 09:59 UTC
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Why use Squeeze instead of x264?

Images show different times, so are they key frames we're looking at? Or intermediate frames?

Also not enough details of the encoding profiles used.

Finally, the web is moving towards HD video, how about some hi-def content instead of these tiny images?

Someone from a reputable site needs to test this properly.

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