Support additional video codec and container format

John-Val Rose johnvalrose at
Fri Sep 8 10:51:06 UTC 2017


> On 8 Sep 2017, at 19:05, Sverre Moe < at> wrote:
> Why is JavaFX not supporting open video container and codec?
> From Java 9 VP6 is deprecated.
> The only relevant supported coded for JavaFX is H.264/AVC. The only other
> alternative is VP6 which has been deprecated in Java 9.
> We cannot use H.264 without paying lisence fee for a commercial application.
> Support for Ogg Theroa/Vorbis should be considered, at least VP8 and/or VP9
> in place for the deprecated VP6. The MediaPlayer for Java 10 has not gotten
> any changes either. I reckon it is too late for Java 9 to get new formats.

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