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WebM extension. Webm Internet media type video / webm audio / the webm developed by Google initial version 2010-05-19 format video file specifically the case VP8 (video) extending Vorbis (audio) since Matroska free open source.



WebM
WebM Logo
File Extention .webm
Internet video/webm, audio/webm
Initial release 19 May 2010
Developer Google
Type of format Container format
Container for VP8 (video), Vorbis (audio).
Extended from Matroska
Open format? Yes

WebM is an audio-video format designed to provide royalty-free, open video compression for use with HTML5 video. The project's development is sponsored by Google Inc.

A WebM file consists of VP8 video and Vorbis audio streams, in a container based on a profile of Matroska. The project releases WebM related software under a BSD license and all users are granted a worldwide, non-exclusive, no-charge, royalty-free patent license.

 

Software
Native WebM support by Mozilla Firefox, Opera, and Google Chrome was announced at the 2010 Google I/O conference. Internet Explorer 9 requires third-party WebM software. Safari for Windows and Mac OS X relies on QuickTime to play web media, which as of 1 April 2011, does not support WebM unless a third-party plug-in is installed. In January 2011, Google announced that the WebM Project Team will release plugins for Internet Explorer and Safari to allow playback of WebM files through the standard HTML5 tag. As of 9 June 2012, a public preview version of this plug-in is available for Internet Explorer 9.

Hardware
AMD, ARM and Broadcom have announced support for hardware acceleration of the WebM format. Intel is also considering hardware-based acceleration for WebM in its Atom-based TV chips if the format gains popularity. Qualcomm and Texas Instruments have announced support, with native support coming to the TI OMAP processor.

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