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Just make a MPEG-1 Royalty Free Profile.

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 75.174.46.48] on August 26, 2008 01:38 PM
How about just make a royalty free profile of MPEG-1? Take out MPEG-1 Audio layer 3, and maybe a few other minor features of of MPEG-1, and you probably can make a video codec that Quicktime and Microsoft Media Player can already decode, and can be implemented royalty free. MPEG-1 Video is pretty close to H.261 anyway.

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