Does Intel HD 3000 support WebM?

Manuth Chek April 16, 2013
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I wanna know if this GPU support WebM or not. If so, is it any better than H264?

  1. Anay Chaubal
    April 17, 2013 at 7:36 pm

    of course, it will support decoding it, meaning you can view it on a HD3000. Encoding most probably, is also possible, though i haven't tried it myself!

    • Manuth Chek
      April 18, 2013 at 7:09 am

      So is it worthwhile to convert my library to WebM?

    • susendeep dutta
      April 18, 2013 at 11:30 am

      No,it won't be worthwhile.If you have seen the conclusion part of the link mentioned by ha14 while comparing both the formats,it says that VP8 took double the time to complete than H.264.

  2. aelaos
    April 17, 2013 at 9:25 am

    You will have no problem playing WebM videos with HD 3000. Anyway currently there is no Hardware support for deconding WebM format , its only software . As stand alone codecs H264 is supperior to WebM's VP8 , but VP8 seems better for online usage and it is rappidly growing (Google Bought the company)

    • Pooky Joralyn
      April 17, 2013 at 11:02 am

      So there's no hardware acceleration for WebM, right?

    • ha14
      April 17, 2013 at 5:33 pm

      go here WebM scroll down to Hardware
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WebM

    • Manuth Chek
      April 18, 2013 at 7:09 am

      It doesn't say anything specific though

  3. ha14
    April 17, 2013 at 6:08 am

    the Intel HD Graphics 3000 supports the complete decoding of MPEG2 and H264 (VLD entries).
    http://www.notebookcheck.net/Review-Intel-HD-Graphics-3000-graphics-solution.43710.0.html
    so it should support WebM also WebM designed for the web, Open Source License and without cost. H.264 is more experienced in this field and is better in quality.

    First Look: H.264 and VP8 Compared
    http://www.streamingmedia.com/articles/editorial/featured-articles/first-look-h.264-and-vp8-compared-67266.aspx

    VP8 (WebM) vs H.264 (MP4) – December 2012
    http://pacoup.com/2012/12/20/vp8-webm-vs-h-264-mp4-december-2012/

    VP8 vs H.264 - Which One is Better?
    https://gist.github.com/Hupotronic/4645784

    WebM vs. H.264: A First Look
    http://www.streamingmedia.com/Articles/ReadArticle.aspx?ArticleID=69351&PageNum=3

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