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VLC 1.1.0 adds GPU-decoding, WebM support

VLC, the Swiss army knife of multimedia viewing, has released a new version. Already a top-class video player VLC 1.1.0 adds a number of new goodies, including WebM support and GPU-decoding. The highlights: GPU decoding on Windows Vista and 7, using DxVA2 for H.264, VC-1 and MPEG-2 GPU decoding on GNU/Linux, using VAAPI for H.264, […]

FFmpeg improves H.264 video, adds WebM support

June 17th, 2010 | No Comments » Tags: , , , ,

Google’s royalty-free multimedia format WebM is getting more love. This time from FFmpeg, which has released version 0.6 with WebM support.

Opera 10.6 beta adds WebM video support

June 16th, 2010 | 2 Comments » Tags: , , , ,

Norway-based browser maker Opera today released a new beta of its Opera 10.browser which it says is 50% faster than its predecessor.

Firefox 4 gets WebM support

June 9th, 2010 | No Comments » Tags: , , , ,

WebM, the open source video codec, has landed in development versions of Firefox 4. Support for the new format should appear in nightly builds from tonight onwards.

Google updates WebM licensing

June 7th, 2010 | No Comments » Tags: , , ,

Google’s WebM project has switched licenses to bring its free video codec in line with standard open source licences.