Posts Tagged ‘YouTube’

Watch YouTube 1080p Video in 3D

April 6th, 2012    Posted in Industry News

On Thursday, YouTube said that all short-form videos uploaded in 1080p will be converted to 3D format automatically.  Last year, the online video website launched a beta feature that lets video creator convert their works to 3D.

“You can select 3D viewing in the Quality settings (click on the gear icon) on the YouTube player, then pop on your 3D glasses and see YouTube in another dimension,” YouTube said in a blog post.

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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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