Google's $124.6m open codec hits Chrome dev build

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Jun 4, 2010 10:17 PM EDT
The Register; By Cade Metz
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Google has added the newly open-sourced VP8 video codec to the latest developer-channel build of its Chrome browser. The codec is already part of developer builds from Mozilla and Opera, and it was rolled into Chromium, the open source incarnation of Chrome, in late May. But this marks its debut in Chrome itself. Version 6.0.422.0, available in the developer channel here, also includes various bug fixes.

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