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Media Player Codec Pack

Play various types of video and audio files in Media Player.

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Twitch streaming from your PC guide: Getting your hardware together

Before you even sign up for a Twitch account, it's a good idea to round up some equipment.

By January 26, 2016

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Twitch streaming from your PC guide: Setting up a video stream in OBS

How to set up your first Open Broadcaster Software 'scene' with a webcam's video feed.

By January 26, 2016

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Save battery life when YouTubing on Chrome with this extension

A change of video codec can not only save battery life but can also make YouTube videos play more smoothly. And your laptop won't get so hot and bothered.

By September 10, 2015

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Google's VP9 video codec nearly done; YouTube will use it

One of the biggest video sites on the Net will use Google's next-generation video compression technology after it's fully defined on June 17.

By May 10, 2013

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Google, Nokia face off in video codec dispute

Nokia says Google is trying to force VP8 down the computing industry's throat, but Google is backing up its free video technology with patent deals and help with HTC's legal defense against Nokia.

By March 29, 2013

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Google reaches deal with MPEG LA over its VP8 video codec

Agreement with patent-licensing group clears the way for wider adoption of the Web giant's streaming-video platform WebM.

By March 7, 2013

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Microsoft releases codec pack for RAW files

A Windows user and photographer? You can now grab an update to Microsoft's camera codec pack that adds RAW file format support for 34 new cameras.

By December 12, 2012

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YouTube to deliver 4K video at half the bandwidth

A new video codec from Google promises to deliver 4K content without all that buffering.

By January 2, 2014

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OctaneCloud AMI zooms past expectations, now free

Amazon Web Services' latest streaming success for games and apps, powered by the new JavaScript codec ORBX, becomes popular enough to drop from $99 to nada.

By December 18, 2013

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HEVC, a new weapon in codec wars, to appear in September

The technology, also called H.265 and the successor to H.264, promises to double video quality for better streaming and higher-res TV. But it'll come with a patent burden, too.

By August 22, 2012