Linked by David Adams on Mon 31st Oct 2011 16:43 UTC, submitted by RichterKuato
Multimedia, AV While Adobe previously said it would support Google's WebM video format within their Flash Player software, it doesn't look like this support will be arriving soon. Adobe's MAX 2011 conference took place last week in Los Angeles. During a Q&A session, WebM support in Flash was talked about. After Adobe was questioned about the WebM support, the response was, "Yes, on the priority list it's not very high because we don't have a lot of customers or real customers who want to do production with WebM. The problem on the production side is that encoding WebM is simply too slow, it's not real time. And it's not JDI too (just do it). Yes, it's a lot of work for us."
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RE: Adobe is missing the point...
by avgalen on Mon 31st Oct 2011 21:22 UTC in reply to "Adobe is missing the point..."
avgalen
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2010-09-23

Adobe's point is "customers don't need WebM playback support because producers aren't producing WebM content". It is a pretty good point of Adobe to put WebM low on the ToDo list

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MechR Member since:
2006-01-11

But that's the exact chicken-and-egg problem their support would help solve.

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