Download Chrome 6.0.412.0 with New HTML5 WebM VP8 Video Support In all fairness, 6.0.412.0 is a Chro

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    Google has made available for download a new release of its open source browser designed to support what is being advertised as the future of video on the Internet, namely the WebM media format. Version 6.0.412.0 of Chrome is already offered to early adopters, but, in all fairness, the release is actually Chromium, the underlining open source project at the base of Google Chrome. Users should be aware of the fact that Build 6.0.412.0 of Chromium is nothing more than a nightly build, certainly not intended for use in production environments, but only for testing.

    “WebM is an open, royalty-free media file format designed for the web. WebM files consist of video streams compressed with the VP8 video codec and audio streams compressed with the Vorbis audio codec. The WebM file structure is based on the Matroska media container,” an excerpt of the project’s definition reads.... read more
     

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