'Theora' is Xiph.Org's first publicly released video codec, intended for use within the Ogg's project's Ogg multimedia streaming system. It is derived directly from the VP3 codec; currently the two are nearly identical, varying only in encapsulating decoder tables in the bitstream headers, although substantial changes and improvements may be expected in the future.
DocumentationUser FAQ avilable in HTML format from http://www.theora.org/theorafaq.html Developer API reference available in HTML format from http://www.theora.org/doc/libtheora-1.0alpha3/; Developer API reference available in PDF format from http://www.theora.org/doc/libtheora-1.0alpha3.pdf
- IRC Help channel
- IRC development channel
released on 20 March 2004
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|BSD 3Clause||Janet Casey||26 October 2004|
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://www.theora.org/svn.html|
|Required to build||libogg 1.1.1 or later|
|Required to build||libvorbis 1.0.1 or later|
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