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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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WebM is a codec–but what’s a codec?

April 9, 2011
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WebM is a codec–but what’s a codec?

A codec is a device or computer program capable of encoding and/or decoding a digital data stream or signal.A codec encodes a data stream or signal for transmission, storage or encryption, or decodes it for playback or editing. Codecs are used in videoconferencing, streaming media and video editing applications. A video camera’s analog-to-digital converter (ADC) converts its analog signals into digital signals, which are then passed through a video compressor for digital transmission or storage. A receiving device then runs the signal through a video decompressor, then a digital-to-analog converter (DAC) for analog display. The term codec is also...

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Why do I want webM?

April 8, 2011
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Why do I want webM?

WebM is an open media file format designed for the web. 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. A key factor in the web’s success is that its core technologies such as HTML, HTTP, and TCP/IP are open and freely implementable. Though video is also now core to the web experience, there is unfortunately no open and free video format that is on par with the leading commercial choices. To that end, the WebM project...

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