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Why we changed MediaConch's license

We explain the reasons behind the license change of MediaConch. [continue]

Using QtWebEngine on the Mac App Store

Building an QtWebEngine-based app for the Mac App Store is not easy, below are the modifications we have made to Qt 5.8 in order to have our QtWebEngine-based app validated by Apple. [continue]

MediaConch Ultimate Report

MediaConch Ultimate Report The process for the creation of MediaConch started in the summer of 2014, when MediaArea began drafting a proposal to develop a new conformance checker for audiovisual tools. Fortunately, we were selected to develop this validation software for Matroska-wrapped FFV1 files with LPCM audio. The first phase was a "design" phase, lasting from November 2014 to March… [continue]

Interview with Brian E. Davis

Interview with Brian E. Davis of Oregon State University Editor's note: This is the seventh in a series of interviews with people using MediaConch within their institutions. You can find and read the previous entries here. Hey Brian! Introduce yourself please. Hi Ashley! I’m Brian, the head of the Digital Production Unit for the Special Collections & Archives Research Center at Oregon State… [continue]

Interview with Patricia Falcao and Francesca Colussi

Interview with Patricia Falcao and Francesca Colussi of Tate Editor's note: This is the seventh in a series of interviews with people using MediaConch within their institutions. You can find and read the previous entries here. Hey Patricia and Francesca! Introduce yourselves please. PF: My name is Patricia Falcao and I am a time-based media conservator at Tate. I’ve had different roles within… [continue]

Interview with Brendan Coates

Interview with Brendan Coates Editor's note: This is the seventh in a series of interviews with people using MediaConch within their institutions. You can find and read the previous entries here. Hey Brendan! Introduce yourself please. Hey everybody, I’m Brendan and at my day job I’m the AudioVisual Digitization Technician at the University of California, Santa Barbara. I run three labs here… [continue]

Interview with Ben Turkus and Genevieve Havemeyer-King

Interview with Ben Turkus and Genevieve Havemeyer-King of NYPL Editor's note: This is the sixth in a series of interviews with people using MediaConch within their institutions. You can find and read the previous entries here. Hey Ben, hey Gen! Introduce yourselves please. (BT) Hi Ashley! I’m Ben Turkus; a long-time fan of MediaInfo/MediaConch, first-time interviewee. I’m the Assistant Manager… [continue]

Interview with Julia Kim

Interview with Julia Kim Editor's note: This is the fifth in a series of interviews with people using MediaConch within their institutions. You can find and read the previous entries here. Julia Kim at NYU (photo credit: Elena Olivo) Hey Julia! Introduce yourself please. Hi, I’m Julia Kim. I’m the Digital Assets Specialist at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. I’ve been here… [continue]

Interview with Marion Jaks

Interview with Marion Jaks Editor's note: This is the fourth in a series of interviews with people using MediaConch within their institutions. You can find and read the previous entries here. Marion at work Hey Marion! Introduce yourself please. Hey Ashley! I am a video archivist at the Austrian Mediathek (Österreichischer Mediathek), the Austrian video and sound archive. My main area of work is… [continue]

Save the Date - No Time to Wait

Save the Date - No Time to Wait MediaArea is pleased to announce initial details for a 2nd No Time to Wait symposium, hosted by the Österreichisches Filmmuseum - Austrian Film Museum. Members of audiovisual archiving, digital preservation, open media development, and open format standardization communities as well as curious onlookers are welcome to attend, discuss, and present on subjects pertaining… [continue]