[opendtv] Re: Web Streaming Content and QT, WMV, Flash, ETC

  • From: "Kon Wilms" <konfoo@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2008 19:24:20 -0800

On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 7:15 PM, Craig Birkmaier <craig@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> At 4:11 PM -0800 12/16/08, dan.grimes@xxxxxxxx wrote:
>> Is there such a thing as a good generic file format, using a common codec,
>> for consistent playback on multiple platforms?
> h.264
> It's not just QuickTime, it is an ISO/ITU standard. YouTube is migrating to
> h.264 from Flash.

Well, from Flash *video*. Flash *player* code can decode both H264 and
MP4/MOV now. And guess what, Flash Media Server can even stream it.

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