Flash video codec comparison

Flash FAQ provides a great tool for comparing various FLV codecs. The interface is both elegant and addictive. You can save yourself a lot of time. Sorenson Squeeze consistently produces the best images.

Beyond the coolness factor, Flash has emerged as the platform of choice for innovative web video interface design. How I wish Apple had kept pushing QuickTime’s interactive features.

3 Thoughts on “Flash video codec comparison

  1. thoms005 on June 12, 2006 at 9:07 am said:

    I just don’t see it that way. The On2 looks better to me.

    BTW – your link to Flash FAQ is broken.

  2. Link’s fixed. Thanks for the catch.

    The Sorenson looks less blocky in solid areas with subtle motion. I also prefer Sorenson’s gamma.

  3. I jsut plain dont like the quality of Flash transcodes – I’m a h.264 man, and I am ashamed to say that I am warming to WMV advanced profile, because I recieve the fewest complaints about configuration. Most of my clients’ consituency use WM Player.

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