Tag Archives: H.264 Codec

VP9 Video Codec Lands in Chromium

Google has enabled VP9 video codec in the latest Chromium build. This should arrive to the Chrome Canary and other pre-release builds of Chrome soon. VP9 is an open-sourced and royalty-free video codec, and claimed to reduce bandwidth/size requirement by up to 50% in comparison to the popular but proprietary H.264 codec. In past, Google […]

Firefox To Get OS-dependent Support for H.264 Codec

Mozilla is going to implement OS-level support for the patent-encumbered H.264 codec on Firefox for desktop and Android platforms. For Android 4.x devices, the beta version of Firefox for Android now supports hardware and software level H.264 decoding.