Online Video Format Wars: News From The Front

Posted on Tuesday, Aug 28 2007 @ 05:10 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
In order to accomplish online video "syndication" we need to create a file that is compatible with different sites and, sadly, they are all subtly different. Each site has its own requirements for file format and metadata (the data that describes the file). Some take Flash uploads, others like QuickTime files, still others take MPEG4 or H.264 files. It's a nightmare, truly!

Read on at Ecoustics.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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