[Ffmpeg-devel] Macromedia Flash 8

Colin Ward lists
Mon Sep 19 05:26:46 CEST 2005

Mike Melanson wrote:
>>Just FYI, Flash 8 is out, it includes even VP6...
>>Any plans on VP6? Anyone has a hidden decoder of it? :)
> Hmm, that raises the stakes somewhat for VP6. Used to be that no one
> cared about it. Now, the random Flash user might care. Remember, my
> (public) work on the VP5 is the only thing that has triggered any kind
> of implied legal threat so far:
>   http://multimedia.cx/eggs/?p=82
> Would probably be the same for VP6.

   Are VP5 and VP6 codecs developed by On2, which have been used in 
Flash  as well as elsewhere?

> For my part, I am busy investigating VC-1/WMV3 support right now.

   Could I trouble you to give a quick rundown on this?  I took a look 
around the Internet to try and find some information on the various M$ 
codecs but it's a little confusing.  Is WMV3 a really old format or do 
the number systems used by M$ codecs and file formats just not make much 

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