[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Google WebP support

Mike Melanson mike
Fri Oct 1 02:09:59 CEST 2010

On 09/30/2010 05:16 PM, Peter Ross wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 04:48:14PM -0700, Jason Garrett-Glaser wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 3:52 PM, Mike Melanson<mike at multimedia.cx>  wrote:
>>> Google released a new image format called WebP. It's basically a VP8 golden
>>> frame wrapped with a 20-byte header. Attached is a first pass at support.
>>> Here is a ready-made sample:
>>> http://samples.mplayerhq.hu/image-samples/webp/
>> Should we really support every single arbitrary file format released
>> by everyone, even if it isn't actually used by anyone for anything?
> Your description there sums up the WebM format as well.

Actually, I hear that most of YouTube's catalog is available in WebM at 
this point, so it might not be an especially apt comparison.

     -Mike Melanson

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