Good to see us moving forward to newer codecs.
What is the expected impact on transcode time/memory usage? (As in, will
large videos still transcode fine or would they potentially hit limits
On Sunday, June 17, 2018, Brion Vibber <bvibber(a)wikimedia.org> wrote:
In the next couple weeks I'm planning to start
switching our video
transcode output from WebM VP8/Vorbis to the newer WebM VP9/Opus
which saves us about 38% on file size and bandwidth while retaining the
This will not affect what kinds of files you upload;
only the scaled
transcoded output files used for playback will change. All modern
that support VP8 support VP9 as well, and our player shim for Safari and IE
will continue to work.
All the details:
Comments and questions welcome!