[Newbies] Video question

Giuseppe Luigi Punzi glpunzi at gmail.com
Sat Nov 18 08:46:08 UTC 2006

Or OGG+Theora is other option. Could be better IMHO

Brad Fuller escribió:
> Martial Boniou wrote:
>> It's a good question indeed. I think we all should avoid the use of             
>> proprietary codec. It's not in the open software spirit of squeak. I'm          
>> working with Mac, NeXTstep and Linux so I am not able to play WMV9/10           
>> format. Realplayer and Quicktime Sorenson don't work everywhere too.            
>> I'm starting to do videos too; the goal is to build tutorial of seaside         
>> for friends (and soon everybody with my website) who don't know anything        
>> about smalltalk (but java/php). I chose DivX codec. It runs everywhere.         
>> The robot of one of my friend which is built with ARM9 cpu can read it.         
>> So Andrew, choose divx too. It's not a good format for streaming but it         
>> works well and it compressed more. Remember to use easy-to-read font.
> AFAIK, DivX is a proprietary encoder. It may be free for decoding, but
> you pay (at least I did!) for the encoder.
> Where can you get it for free?
> Alternatively, you could use Xvid - it's published under the GNU GPL
> license:
> http://www.xvid.org/Xvid-Codec.2.0.html
> http://www.xvid.org/Downloads.43.0.html
> I use it all the time. It's nice, check it out.
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