Posts Tagged ‘WebM’

YouTube Transcods All New Uploads to WebM

April 22nd, 2011    Posted in Industry News

The WebM is a free and open media file format sponsored by Google. It is actually a video compression format based on a profile of Matroska, and it consists of VP8 video and Vorbis audio streams.

The Vorbis (also known as Ogg Vorbis) is a free open source. And the VP8 is a technology developed by ON2, which was acquired by Google, who then went on to make VP8 an open and free technology.

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