updated 09:05 am EST, Wed November 5, 2003
DivXNetworks has released , which offers significant improvements in speed, performance, and visual quality. Version 5.1 features re-architecture of the decoder for performance improvements of up to 100%; a new Feedback Mode and Psychovisual Modeling for better compression; two new high-quality modes with improved B-frame support and improved motion estimation; and a new GUI. DivX for Mac OS is a QuickTime component that runs on Mac OS 8.6/9/X; it is available with an optional MP3 encoder and can create, distribute and watch full screen DVD quality video. The standard version of the Mac codec is free, while the Pro version is $20.