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/// Category: Codecs

Knowledge / Codecs

On2 VP3/VP4/VP5
Windows Media

LinksLinks for Codecs:
General (1)
Codec comparisons (7)
Download (1)
Basics (2)
Infosites (2)
miscellaneous (2)


Codecs / General

Video Codec&s Four Character Codes (FourCC) [21 Feb 2003]
Large list of four character codes and to which codecs they relate.  http://kibus1.narod.ru/frames_eng.htm?sof/abcavi/fourcc.htm  report broken link

Codecs / Codec comparisons

Video Codec Shootout [12 Mar 2004]
Big video codec shootout with DivX 5.1.1, QuickTime 6.5/MPEG-4+Sorenson3 and Windows Media Video 9 (Xvid is left out).  http://www.extremetech.com/print_article/0,1583,a=121163,00.asp  report broken link

Codec shoot-out 2003 - Part 1 [6 May 2003]
Codec shootout with 3ivX, DivX5, mpegable, Real Video 9, SBC 7, Windows Media 9 and XviD.  http://www.doom9.org/index.html?/codecs-103-1.htm  report broken link

QuickTime and Windows Media 9 Series [15 Dec 2002]
 http://www.dv.com/features/features_item.jhtml?LookupId=/xml/feat  report broken link

Digital Video Codec Choices [2 Dec 2001]
Not very up-to-date comparison of different video-codecs like Cinepak, Indeo 3.2, M-JPEG, MPEG1/2. Has some historical value though.  http://www.synthetic-ap.com/qt/codec2.html  report broken link

Web Video Codecs Compared [8 oct 2001]
 http://www.dv.com/features/features_item.jhtml?LookupId=/xml/feat  report broken link

Codecs / Download

MainConcept: Products: DV Codec [10 Apr 2001]
Demoversion of the MainConcept DV-Codec.  http://www.mainconcept.com/codecs.shtml  report broken link

Codecs / Basics

The Engineer&s Guide to Motion Compensation (PDF) [28 Feb 2003]
 http://www.snellwilcox.com/knowledgecenter/books/books/emotion.pd  report broken link

Shrinking the Video: How Codecs Work [28 May 2002]
A text about how codecs work, especially the ones of the MPEG-family.  http://www.networkcomputing.com/1304/1304ws1.html  report broken link

Codecs / Infosites

Discreet Video Codec Info [22 May 2002]
 http://www.discreet.com/support/codec/  report broken link

Moviecodec.com [26 oct 2001]
 http://www.moviecodec.com/  report broken link

Codecs / Miscellaneous

XviD Binaries [21 Mar 2002]
 http://www.roeder.goe.net/~koepi/xvid.shtml  report broken link

XviD [18 Mar 2002]
 http://www.xvid.org/  report broken link


related News:
Windows Media Player 10 Technical Beta 3.June 2004
MPEG-2 Encoder Shootout 1.June 2004
MainConcept releases MPEG Encoder for Mac 21.May 2004
Video Codec Shootout 12.March 2004
DirectX 9 DV-Codec Hotfix 17.February 2004
Encoding Windows Media 9 HD 16.December 2003
VP6 codec for download 30.October 2003
Update: Apple Quicktime 6.4 21.October 2003
Ulead Licenses DivX Video Compression Technology 22.September 2003
New: DivX 5.1 18.September 2003
Microsoft submits Windows Media 9 to SMPTE for review 11.September 2003
MainConcept MPEG Encoder 1.4 10.September 2003
Mr. MPEG 18.August 2003
China Plans Rival Format To MPEG Audio-Video Standard 31.July 2003
On2 VP4 Personal Codec 30.July 2003
Sony Screenblast Announces New Versions of Its Screenblast Movie Studio & ACID 4.0 Software 16.July 2003

"movie-mode", was GL1
1394-DV Tape versus MPEG2-DVD
1394-dv verses MPEG2-DVD
After Effects 5 and Canopus Codec
Apple DV codec
Best MPEG-2 encoder? - (2)
Best MPEG1 encoding
Canon Frame Movie Mode verses
Canopus Codec Quality?
Canopus unbundles codec, effects with DV Booster Pack
Clarifying GL1 "Movie Mode"
codec speed (was: Premiere 6.0 dual performance (was VIA chi
codecs (was: premiere 6)
Digital Orgin DV Codec questio


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