bigmammoth writes: Firefogg the open source in browser video encoder has recently added WebM support. The release includes updates to the multilingual web interface to encode webm and ogg theora files directly to the users local hard drive. For developers, firefogg includes an api for web apps to request specific encoding settings from clients saving on transport time and avoiding multiple re-encodes. With Chrome, Firefox and Opera all shipping vp8 in the near future, in browser tools such as firefogg are proving to be valuable for quick experimentation with free web video formats.
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