Play various types of video, audio, movie, music files in Media Player.
Play 99.9 percent of files with a collection of codecs for Windows 7.
Add audio/video codecs and filters to playback any video file.
An e-mail from Apple CEO Steve Jobs, if authentic, could be the start of a patent offensive against open-source video codecs such as Ogg Theora.
Canonical had to make a difficult decision regarding inclusion of proprietary codecs in its distribution, but it chose the right option.
RealPlayer 10 Beta: Installation of codecs requires multiple attempts
Mac OS X 10.4: Problems caused by QuickTime codecs
RealPlayer 10.1.0 (#2): Crashes in Firefox, Camino; Some codecs require Rosetta
CNET's MP3 Insider blog has a great post on how the reviews team measures the audio response of MP3 players, and which ones come out on top. But I'm curious whether changing codecs changes the results.
Next-generation, plug-in-free media playback support is the keystone of Firefox 28 for desktops and Android. Meanwhile, it's a hard day for the 1,000 or so people using Firefox in Windows Metro.
Amazon becomes the first major partner to agree to use lightweight new technology from Mozilla and OTOY for streaming games, video, and software.
With VLC 2.1.1, VideoLAN continues to sidestep the software patent licensing minefield of video compression. Meanwhile, open-source allies put muscle behind the new Daala codec.
The online video site has overhauled its video player for shorter waits for video, better sharing, and more accessibility and Web standards support.