WebM – An Open Media File Format based on Matroska

The big news today is that WebM will join the list of open and freely usable Web formats, and video will finally become a first-class citizen of the Web. The WebM launch is supported by Mozilla, Opera, Google and more than forty other publishers, software and hardware vendors.


WebM defines the file container structure, video and audio formats.
In more detail, it is a video format consisting of:

More about WebM:

P.S. The web has always been open and freely-usable; Tim didn’t patent HTMLHåkon didn’t patent CSS and Brendan didn’t patent JavaScript.

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Added by Daniel on Thursday, May 20th, 2010 | Filed under Tech Tips

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