Codecs

How to play WebM files in windows media player

August 22, 2011
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How to play WebM files in windows media player

Playing WebM files into Windows Media Player Let’s take a recap. WebM files or formats where meant and designed for use on the web. With its high resolution and fast playback, it competes with other web media formats like FLV and H.264. Its files consist of video streams compressed with the VP8 video codec and audio streams compressed with the Vorbis audio codec. The file structure is based on the Matroska media container, like so. Check my blog here if you want to know why do I want webM videos. This isn’t much of a problem, since you can easily...

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How to Download Video Files and Convert it to any Format.

August 18, 2011
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How to Download Video Files and Convert it to any Format.

Download Video Files and Convert it to any Format. Do you want to grab a video on YouTube or in any other sites? You could put it in your mp4 players, zune, ipod, or any other media softwares that could play your video. You could also download High-Definition videos from any site. Here’s a cool software that has helped me a lot, all you need is this two softwares and you’re done. The problem in downloading YouTube videos or any other hosting sites  is that you can only download it in FLV or SWF format. FLV formats are flash...

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How to Add-Media to your site by HTML5

August 18, 2011
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Add-Media to your site by HTML5 Developers are now setting the standards on the new code for web pages, which is HTML5 the 5th revision source code for HTML that is used in making templates and pages for browsers. Using HTML5 is somewhat like coding through HMTL, but it focuses on media development. The big problem with html5 is that the standard is not final yet, and different browsers support different subsets of the proposed standard. For more info about HTML5, click here. Here’s a code example for adding a video through html5.. Playing Video on the WEB VIDEO<!DOCTYPE HTML>...

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Windows 7, codecs and video frame capture

June 17, 2011
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Windows 7, codecs and video frame capture

The number one problem I get from people trying to use Fast video indexer is some type of codec related issue. When they finally install the codec they need for the video file everything usually works fine. It used to be so that if windows media player could play a video it could be captured with Fast video indexer. But, in Windows 7 this might no longer be true. I personally discovered this when I got myself a new laptop computer. Windows 7 and windows media player has a number of build in codecs for mp4 that are not...

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H.264 versus Google’s VP8

April 16, 2011
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H.264 versus Google’s VP8

We have H.264, the tried-and-true industry codec for high-quality multimedia compression that has found itself caught up in a larger battle of open versus proprietary versus licensed standards for Web multimedia distribution. But let me just give you a short definition of the two codec. The H.264 is a standard for video compression, and is currently one of the most commonly used formats for the recording, compression, and distribution of high definition video while the VP8 is defined as a high quality, royalty free, open source codec deployed on millions of computers and devices worldwide. According to Encoding.com, 66...

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VP8 Tools for WebM

April 15, 2011
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VP8 Tools for WebM

Google wrapped up Vorbis and VP8 into WebM and is offering it as open source to help drive a fully open standard for media online including video. Nearly everyone and their brother have jumped on board and so it’s time to start looking at how to begin implementing it as it could be the next best thing. The tools are still in the proverbial Stone Age as it’s just been announced recently and you’ll need some tech savvies to get going. Here are the five list of free VP8 webM tools support that I found. First is the FFMPEG,a...

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How do you try WebM?

April 14, 2011
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How do you try WebM?

If you want to try WebM, the open video format released by Google, you first need a browser that supports it. Today, the easiest way is downloading a rough developer-oriented test version of two browsers that will have support built-in: Firefox and Opera. Programmers have been working to add support for some time, but only made the changes public after Google’s announcement. The open-source project behind Google Chrome, Chromium, has been updated with WebM support, but it’ll take until May 24 for it to sift into the developer channel of the Chrome browser for convenient testing. Apple has been...

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Kudos, WebM video!

April 13, 2011
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Kudos, WebM video!

Since the day WebM join the list of open and freely usable Web formats, video finally became a first-class citizen of the Web. That was a big deal, and the day will always be remembered in the history of the Web. At Fast Video Indexer, we’re proud to add support for WebM. A WebM file consists of VP8 video and Vorbis audio streams, in a container based on a profile of Matroska. The project releases WebM related software under a BSD license and all users are granted a worldwide, non-exclusive, no-charge, royalty-free patent license. To get more control over...

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What are the browsers with webM support?

April 12, 2011
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What are the browsers with webM support?

WebM video files play directly in your web browser using a new technology called HTML5. No plug-ins are required, but you must install a web browser that supports WebM files. Whats great about WebM video is that its a very high quality video,which has a great video playback performance, even on older computers. It’s also 100% free, open to everyone and supported on popular video sites like YouTube. It supported web browsers like Mozilla Firefox 4, opera 10.60, Google Chrome 6 and Microsoft internet explorer 9.The easiest way is downloading a rough developer-oriented test version of two browsers that...

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Can WebM videos be frame captured by Fast Video Indexer?

April 12, 2011
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Can WebM videos be frame captured by Fast Video Indexer?

The WebM project is dedicated in developing a high-quality, open video format for the web that is freely available to everyone. WebM is supported by Mozilla, Opera, Adobe, Google and more than seventy other publishers and software and hardware vendors. It is a format that is backed up by the majority of browser developers. Fast video indexer is the leading professional software to capture images from video files. The Fast Video Indexer  video frame capture program that use the same video playback system as Windows media player. Windows media player uses a system called DirectShow to play video and...

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