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 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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H.264 vs VP8 comparison
by vpalmisano on Sun 23rd May 2010 11:29 UTC
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I all, here you can find a comparison between H.264 (x264 encoder) and VP8 encoded videos. We used the latest VP8 library version from webm project:

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