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Re: video codecs in HTML 5



Maik Merten schrieb:
> If you ship more than 50.000 decoders (easily bypassed by some Linux
> distributions) they'll charge you 0.25$ per decoder. If you happen to
> ship more than 50.000 encoders: Again, 0.25$.
> 
> They even charge for encoded content.
> 
> ( Taken from http://www.mpegla.com/m4v/m4vweb.ppt )

Actually those slides are for MPEG-4 Part 2 only, so it seems. H.264 is
MPEG-4 Part 10 and different fees may apply. There's no question,
though, that MPEG-4 Part 10 does still cost money - I just didn't find
the exact terms yet.



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