New version of the VP3 codec has been released

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I just posted the article New version of the VP3 codec has been released.

Alien_X used our newssubmit to tell us about a new released of VP3. This video codec for Windows is still rather unknown but we already mentioned it in an article yesterday:

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#2

Well… I don’t know if I’m doing something wrong, but I just can’t get the same quality out of this codec as with divx (both 3.11 and 4.12). The same clip compressed with divx looks good at 6MB, with VP3 the same quality video takes about 20-30MB… Not too great :wink: So I’d say this crap won’t become as popular is the (open source, multiplatform) divx. Try it out for yourselves, you’ll see :wink: