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Beyond Standards: Moving Past MPEG to Create a Video-Friendly Web

As over-the-top video continues to grow in popularity—call it the "Netflix-ification" of the web—the streaming standards the industry relies on begin to feel the strain.

The Codecs That Make UHD Video Possible: HEVC Vs. VP9

Which codec delivers better image quality? Which is more compatible? And what about Daala, the spoiler codec currently being developed from scratch?

Encoding.com: Streaming Media's Comprehensive Hands-On Review

While it delivered impressive results in our tests, Encoding.com isn't perfect: Read our review before paying extra for Turbo mode.

WebM: It's Forgotten but Not Quite Gone

For those who forgot about WebM, you're not the only ones. Support never materialized for Google's open source format.

How to Encode Video for HTML5

Ogg Theora, H.264, or WebM? A Streaming Media East presentation guides viewers through the fractured state of HTML5 video.

MPEG DASH's Future Is Fractured, Says VideoRX

At the Streaming Media East conference, Robert Reinhardt of VideoRX says that MPEG DASH's unified vision is still years away.

ViperWolf Launches Site for Online HTML5 Conversion

Free services creates H.264, WebM, and Ogg Theora versions of uploaded videos.

Mozilla Browser to Support H.264 Video Codec

One of the last hurdles falls, as H.264 becomes even more dominant in HTML5 video.

H.264 Continues to Expand Lead for HTML5 Playback, Says MeFeedia

Rivals WebM and Ogg Theora show little change, as H.264 increases its HTML5 advantage.

BitTorrent Releases µTorrent Plus, First Paid Version of Client

Subscription client solves the problem of transcoding files for use on mobile devices.