[MeeGo-dev] audio and video codecs
ling.yue at intel.com
Thu Nov 11 19:13:15 PST 2010
Agree for the wiki page:)
Meego by default only supports limited AV formats to avoid the possible license and IP issues.
For audio: wave, speex,flac, vorbis
For video: only theora is supported.
>From: meego-dev-bounces at meego.com [mailto:meego-dev-bounces at meego.com] On
>Behalf Of Felipe Contreras
>Sent: 2010年11月11日 19:22
>To: Robinson Tryon
>Cc: Development for the MeeGo Project (discussion list)
>Subject: Re: [MeeGo-dev] audio and video codecs
>On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 2:06 AM, Robinson Tryon
><bishop.robinson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 6:31 PM, Arjan van de Ven <arjan at linux.intel.com> wrote:
>>> we pretty much ship all of those that do not require licensing
>> Would it be possible for us to be a bit more specific about the
>> default/supported set?
>> The set of codecs that require licensing contracts certainly vary from
>> country to country. To be correct, I shouldn't say "require a license"
>> or "require a contract," but more something relative to the likelihood
>> of getting sued, as nobody can ever really get a bulletproof "license"
>> to a particular codec, given the number of software patents that could
>> read on the codec.
>> In that vein, I know that representatives of the MPEG-LA have made
>> vague threats against both Ogg Theora and WebM, however I hope that
>> given the shared goals between MeeGo and other FOSS projects, Theora,
>> Vorbis, VP8, and the Ogg and Matroska containers will all be supported
>> by MeeGo right out of the box.
>> I think it could be very helpful to have a wiki page listing supported
>> codecs (and perhaps other supported formats, e.g. image formats) for
>> Meego. I think we're going to hear this question come up often!
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