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    Video codec questions

    I feel like this is a daft question (although I don't actually know why), but I'm going to ask it anyway:

    The audio world has .ogg - its non-proprietary codec. Is there an equivalent in the video codec world?

    Also, nomatter how much I read on sites like I am never really sure which codecs give best quality/compression ratios. Does anyone have any information on this?

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    Linux Guru bryansmith's Avatar
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    Ogg is to audio what Ogg Theora is to video.

    As for the comparison, all I can give you is this. You could also use the links here to do some comparison.
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    Excellent information, thanks!

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