Linked by boulabiar on Tue 6th Jul 2010 16:32 UTC
Multimedia, AV After Google announced the open sourcing of the VP8 codec and provided it free-of-charge, there was a lot of discussion around the quality of the codec. However, the few studies that tried to back up the discussion with hard data didn't base their investigations on large amounts of data. None tried the comparison with multiple input files and provided results according to the numerous standard quality metrics. Every year, the MP4-Tech experts group compare every h.264 implementation in order to track performance and quality improvements. Yesterday, The Graphics and Media Lab of Moscow State University published a new, deep study of the performance of VP8, x264 and XviD implementations.
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RE[5]: Comment by mtzmtulivu
by J. M. on Wed 7th Jul 2010 08:52 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by mtzmtulivu"
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Speaking of which, there's also a difference between a container and a container format. :-) A container contains data, a container format is a way of storing data. For example, AVI, Matroska and Ogg are container formats, not containers.

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