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Re: [videoblogging] YouTube FLV codec choice?

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  • Zenophon Abraham
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    Message 1 of 18 , Nov 2, 2006
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      Awesome!

      Z

      --- Mike Hudack <mike@...> wrote:

      > Z,
      >
      > This is totally coming. We're moving closer and
      > closer to this every day.
      >
      > Zenophon Abraham wrote:
      > >
      > > This is fantastic news, Mike. Now -- selfishly --
      > the
      > > next step is installing a system where one can
      > have
      > > their shows recognized as just that. My personal
      > > feeling is that having a video show -- like "Kate
      > On
      > > Sports" -- listed as a show is more of a
      > popularity
      > > contest and one not excuted by the community. It
      > > seems that it's up to Blip staff to determine
      > who's
      > > shown as the Featured show, let alone actually
      > listed
      > > as a show.
      > >
      > > By contrast, what's needed is a simple prompt to a
      > > page where one can fill out a form and upload a
      > photo
      > > that explains the video show. Then one can
      > actually
      > > scroll throw Blip.tv's show lookup and find "Kate
      > On
      > > Sports."
      > >
      > > Thanks,
      > >
      > > Z
      > >
      > > --- Mike Hudack <mike@...
      > <mailto:mike%40blip.tv>> wrote:
      > >
      > > > Believe me, I do kick it up the chain to Adobe
      > and
      > > > On2, but I think it's
      > > > unrealistic at this point to expect Flash video
      > to
      > > > play on $100
      > > > laptops. I was talking to a guy from Apple (who
      > > > will rename nameless)
      > > > about this problem yesterday, and he was
      > surprised
      > > > that h.264 video
      > > > didn't have exactly the same problem to the same
      > > > extent.
      > > >
      > > > groups-yahoo-com@...
      > <mailto:groups-yahoo-com%40mmeiser.com>
      > > wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > Kick arse Mike.
      > > > >
      > > > > See this is what it's all about.
      > > > >
      > > > > That I'll get to enjoy my videos on blip
      > larger
      > > > and that they'll
      > > > > stream more fluidly has just made the 30
      > minutes I
      > > > spent outlining the
      > > > > issues seem like the best ROI ever.
      > > > >
      > > > > Just remember... there are no quick fixes... I
      > > > didn't right this for
      > > > > lips-service or expecting a quick fix... I
      > hope
      > > > you'll continue to
      > > > > work on this problem long term attempting to
      > > > always improve it...
      > > > > indeed bucking it up the chain to macromedia,
      > the
      > > > codec people,
      > > > > whomever. We need flash video to play on $100
      > > > laptops... and
      > > > > hopefully I needn't justify that.
      > > > >
      > > > > I hope it was as good for you as it was for
      > me. :)
      > > > >
      > > > > LOL
      > > > >
      > > > > Keep up the good work.
      > > > >
      > > > > Peace and respect,
      > > > >
      > > > > -Mike
      > > > > mefeedia.com
      > > > > mmeiser.com/blog
      > > > >
      > > > > On 11/1/06, Mike Hudack <mike@...
      > <mailto:mike%40blip.tv>
      > > > <mailto:mike%40blip.tv>> wrote:
      > > > > > I just spent about twenty minutes talking
      > with
      > > > some folks who write the
      > > > > > codec and the environment. They know all
      > about
      > > > the problem, and they
      > > > > > had some advice for us for solving the
      > problem
      > > > that people using older
      > > > > > PowerPCs are having. We're going to be
      > releasing
      > > > the changes tomorrow.
      > > > > > They're optimistic that it'll really help.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > So we're doing that, and our release on
      > Saturday
      > > > will include video
      > > > > > players that are about 20% larger than the
      > > > actual source video.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Yours,
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Mike
      > > > > >
      > > > > > groups-yahoo-com@...
      > <mailto:groups-yahoo-com%40mmeiser.com>
      > > > <mailto:groups-yahoo-com%40mmeiser.com>
      > > > > wrote:
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > DAMN, I should have profread.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Corrections and additions below, sorry.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > On 11/1/06, Mike Meiser
      > > > <groups-yahoo-com@...
      > <mailto:groups-yahoo-com%40mmeiser.com>
      > > > > <mailto:groups-yahoo-com%40mmeiser.com>
      > > > > > > <mailto:groups-yahoo-com%40mmeiser.com>>
      > > > wrote:
      > > > > > > > Sorry, if I was so direct, I tend not to
      > do
      > > > that sometimes.
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > Great response, comments below.
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > On 10/31/06, Mike Hudack <mike@...
      > <mailto:mike%40blip.tv>
      > > > <mailto:mike%40blip.tv>
      > > > > <mailto:mike%40blip.tv>> wrote:
      > > > > > > > > We're using Flash 8 video at blip
      > these
      > > > days because a lot --
      > > > > a lot --
      > > > > > > > > of people requested it. One of the
      > > > downsides of Flash 8 video
      > > > > is that
      > > > > > > > > it's much more CPU intensive than
      > Flash 7
      > > > video (it's kind of like
      > > > > > > h.264
      > > > > > > > > in this respect).
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > h.264 is exactly what I was getting when
      > I
      > > > said certain codecs are
      > > > > > > > very processor intensive. H264's much
      > more
      > > > processor entensive for
      > > > > > > > playback then mp4. Not only is the MP4,
      > the
      > > > quality difference
      > > > > is NOT
      > > > > > > > that significant, and the compatibility
      > of
      > > > the MP4 with a wide range
      > > > > > > > of devices is a huge bonus and is
      > rapidly
      > > > increasing not only
      > > > > with the
      > > > > > > > iPod and PSP, but Nokia's newer lines of
      > > > phones/media devices...
      > > > > and a
      > > > > > > > whole host of set top boxes. MP4 beets
      > H264
      > > > for pretty much the same
      > > > > > > > reason MP3 beets AAC... compatibility
      > and
      > > > accessibility.
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > In my opinion compatibility and
      > > > accessibility ALWAYS beets out
      > > > > > > > quality. This is a theme that will play
      > out
      > > > in the discussion of
      > > > > Flash
      > > > > > > > below.
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > So... there is the codec you're using in
      > > > Flash... and it's processor
      > > > > > > > requirements for playback and then of
      > course
      >
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