Last modified 2013-10-09
VP9, the WebM Project’s next-generation open video codec, became available on June 17, 2013. This page summarizes post-release VP9 topics of interest to the WebM community.
As of 2013-06-17, VP9 encode and decode support ships in the master branch of libvpx, and is enabled by default.
git clone http://git.chromium.org/webm/libvpx.git cd libvpx git co master ## likely unnecessary ./configure make
Or consider an out-of-tree build, described in Build Prerequisites.
VP9 encoder options are listed in the usage output for
vpxenc, in the
section “VP9 Specific Options”.
VP9 decode support (final bitstream) was first enabled by default in Google Chrome 29 Dev channel (r206883) on 2013-06-26.