Any video formats that are free to use?
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Posted 31 May 2012 - 11:19 AM
I did find Theora. Has anyone used this before? If so, what was your experience with it?
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Posted 31 May 2012 - 11:33 AM
I've never used Theora or libvpx (the VP8 codec library) directly. I've only used them through FFmpeg/libavcodec/libavformat, but it's easy enough once you get over the first (fairly large) hurdles (if you're new to video/audio encoding/decoding, it takes a bit of work to get used to how things work and exactly what's needed and why). I've been pretty happy with VP8 and Vorbis (quality/size wise), and I like/am comfortable with FFmpeg.
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Posted 31 May 2012 - 04:32 PM
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Posted 02 June 2012 - 04:38 PM
I'm surprised someone hasn't patented breathing. We can only hope that big-business money mongers will eventually realize
that inhibiting progress like this is just shooting themselves in the feet.
FYI: Bink is really easy to implement, I recommend it if you've got the $8,500 in your budget.
Edited by SeiryuEnder, 04 June 2012 - 04:43 PM.