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FFmpeg 0.6 Has Support for VP8, WebM, HTML5

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Dubbed "Works with HTML5," the brand-new release of FFmpeg brings lots of highly anticipated features. Announced last evening, June 15th, FFmpeg 0.6 improves the support for HTML5 video, has a better Vorbis decoder, and faster Theora and H.264 decoders. The most important feature of this release is the support for Google's VP8 codec. Moreover, the matroska demuxer has been updated to support the WebM container.

"A bit longer than actually expected, but finally, we are proud to announce a new release: FFmpeg 0.6. Check out the release notes and changelog. It is codenamed 'Works with HTML5' as the special focus on this release were a lot of improvements that are relevant for HTML5 video.

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