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March 19, 2009

Microsoft Embracing H.264

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Was that a pig that just went by my window?

Ben Waggoner from Microsoft made a post on the quicktime-users mailing list yesterday announcing that Silverlight 3 (currently in beta) will support H.264. This extremely exciting, as previously Silverlight was Windows Media only.

Take a look at this post from Ben, detailing some of the media-related changes. This means it'll now be possible to deliver the exact same file in Flash, Silverlight and a podcast.

Posted by at March 19, 2009 8:43 AM | News