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[feature-request] Adding support for OGG/Theora videos [released]

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asked 2014-10-27 13:41:33 +0300

charlycoste gravatar image

updated 2014-10-27 14:10:41 +0300

Sorry to ask for more work... But I tried to download the ogg/theora version of Big Buck Bunny and read it from the gallery, but rendering doesn't seem to work properly.

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A simple workaround : reading this kind of files with the web browser, as the gecko engine can handle ogg/theora.

But it could be better if we could store videos with such free codec...

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The question has been closed for the following reason "released in a software update" by JoHe
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Somewhat related:

https://together.jolla.com/question/43221/webm-vp8-vp9-opus-support-for-sailfish/

The answers there are likely relevant to this question too.

mikelima ( 2014-10-27 13:51:30 +0300 )edit

Thank you for the link!

charlycoste ( 2014-10-27 13:59:15 +0300 )edit

Ogg Theora and ogg Vorbis are supported and should work. Could you please share a link to the video itself?

MSameer ( 2014-10-27 14:21:49 +0300 )edit
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I verified that it is broken :(

The 720p version http://mirrorblender.top-ix.org/peach/bigbuckbunny_movies/big_buck_bunny_720p_stereo.ogg however works fine :D

But yes it's a bug and I created an internal bug about it. I will do my best to keep you updated.

MSameer ( 2014-10-27 14:32:59 +0300 )edit

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answered 2015-09-03 16:26:31 +0300

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I totally forgot to post an update here. This has been fixed and should be part of 1.1.9

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