Re-encoding sample content with latest theora encoders

Danny Piccirillo danny.piccirillo at
Wed Aug 13 07:33:03 UTC 2008

That's already been done

On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 3:27 AM, Timo Jyrinki <timo.jyrinki at>wrote:

> 2008/8/9 Onkar Shinde <onkarshinde at>:
> > Theora has improved really well in last year. I think we should take
> > advantage of the latest development in theora encoder [1] and
> > re-encode the video from original source to produce better looking
> > video.
> Yep, I've thought about this myself, too. I guess Canonical would have
> the original video somewhere, and this should definitely be done since
> the current quality is so poor. The newest improvements are not in the
> released Theora version yet, but anyone can take the latest versions
> from the correct version control branch and use those to encode the
> video. I volunteer to do the encoding experiments needed to improve
> the quality dramatically while keeping the file size same :)
> You could file a bug at
> -Timo
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