Originally Published: Tuesday, 28 March 2000 Author: Olav Phillips
Published to: enhance_articles_multimedia/Video Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

Hacked video technology provides look at MP3-like films

A new video technology is floating through the computer underground that holds the promise of doing for movies what MP3 has done for digital music. Dubbed "DivX"--no relation to the defunct digital video disk (DVD) player--the technology allows video to be highly compressed while retaining a high-quality picture. Feature-length Hollywood movies could be downloaded in just a few hours with a broadband connection and stored on a single CD. What can I say....Its about time! Check the full story out here.

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A new video technology is floating through the computer underground that holds the promise of doing for movies what MP3 has done for digital music.

Dubbed "DivX"--no relation to the defunct digital video disk (DVD) player--the technology allows video to be highly compressed while retaining a high-quality picture. Feature-length Hollywood movies could be downloaded in just a few hours with a broadband connection and stored on a single CD.

What can I say....Its about time!

Check the full story out here.





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