HTML Video Codec Support in Chrome

Posted on Tue 11 January 2011 in Dispatches • Tagged with chrome, google, h.264, html5, standards, video • 1 min read

Google is dropping H.264 support in Chrome, in favor of WebM and Theora. Considering the tide of sites that are doing H.264 streaming these days, this seems like a bad move. I get that this is posturing, but if site owners are stuck dual encoding video just to …


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