Thursday, January 17, 2008

On2 Technologies Announces Apple(R) iPhone, iPod(R), & QuickTime(R) Support with Flix(R) Engine

On2's flagship multi-format video encoding platform update released to create iPhone, iPod, and QuickTime compatible video

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On2 Technologies, Inc., , a leader in video compression solutions, announced today at Macworld Conference and Expo 2008 that it has released a new update to its popular Flix Engine for creating Apple iPhone compatible video. Flix Engine is a leading server side encoding platform used by a large number of Web 2.0 websites and leading enterprises for creating video in multiple formats, including video for Adobe(R) Flash(R) Player 8 and 9, H.264 and 3GPP. As a result of this announcement, Flix Engine now also supports Apple QuickTime files for iPhone and iPod, providing video programmers and service providers support for the leading video formats for web and mobile video within a single encoding platform.

"Flix Engine is already the video encoding platform of many prominent and well known IP video services, including leading user generated content and web video sites," said Bill Joll, president and CEO of On2 Technologies. "With support for iPhone, we are adding the capability for service providers to now reach one of the breakthrough video products that has recently been introduced in the market, as well as the video iPod. Importantly, service providers can efficiently purpose content for multiple platforms simultaneously with Flix Engine."

On2 Flix Engine is a video encoding software development kit (SDK) with industry standard API's for building encoding applications. Flix Engine is available in Windows and Linux versions. Currently shipping, the new update is provided as a free upgrade to Flix Engine.

On2 executives are available at the company's booth (# W-4242) at Macworld Conference and Expo 2008 being held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, January 15-18, 2008. For more information about licensing On2 Flix Engine, visit or write to
About On2 Technologies, Inc.

On2 Technologies ensures a compelling video experience for any video application anywhere. From low bit rate to high definition, On2 provides optimized video compression technology enabling innovative solutions for application developers, content and service providers, chip vendors, device manufacturers, digital signage companies and beyond.

Through continual innovation, On2 satisfies the toughest quality, bandwidth, and power requirements for video. The company's proprietary (TrueMotion(R) VP6(TM), VP7(TM)) and standards based (MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.263, H.264, VC-1) codecs dominate the video market, with more than 1 billion deployments on desktops worldwide and more than 200+ million in mobile; they are also proven in silicon with over 25 semiconductor manufacturers globally.

Established in 1992 and headquartered in Tarrytown, New York, On2 has offices and partners in Finland, Germany, UK, Japan, China, Taiwan and Korea. Customers include Nokia, Samsung, Sony, Freescale, AMS, Atmel, Adobe/Macromedia, AOL, Sony, Skype, Facebook, VideoEgg, Brightcove, Move Networks and XM Satellite Radio. For more information please visit

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