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-The original in game videos for Outpost 2 were encoded using the Indeo Codec at resolution 320x240p. Indeo Codec is not included on modern operating systems ​as a standard codec and must be installed to view the original videos in game. +The original in game videos for Outpost 2 were encoded using the Indeo Codec at resolution 320x240p. ​The Indeo Codec is not included on modern operating systems and is no longer in active use. It must be installed to view the original videos in game. Additionally,​ modern versions of Windows may now block the Indeo Codec due to security exploits that were not fixed.
  
-It is possible for Outpost 2 to playback video files re-encoded ​outside of the Indeo Codec.+In 2014, the in-game videos were re-encoded ​using the FFDShow codec pack and simultaneously upscaled to a resolution of 640x480p
  
 **Indeo Codec 5 Download:** {{outpost_2:​technical_review:​iv5setup.zip}} **Indeo Codec 5 Download:** {{outpost_2:​technical_review:​iv5setup.zip}}
  
-In 2014, the in-game videos were re-encoded using the FFDShow codec pack and simultaneously upscaled to a resolution of 640x480p. This is useful due to the fact that modern versions of Windows now block the Indeo Codec due to security exploits that were not fixed.+===== Outpost 2 In Game Player Video Compatibility Requirements =====
  
-The following requirements must be met for the in-game player to load videos for playing:+Outpost 2 is capable of playing videos re-encoded without using the Indeo codec. In game videos ​may be updated to newer formats and used. The video codec itself is interchangeable and any desired codec can be used for the video stream, so long as the client system includes that codec.
  
-ContainerAVI+**In-game video player playback requirements**
  
-Audio Codec: ppm_s16le (16-bit Signed PCM WAV) +  * Container: AVI 
- +  * Audio Codec: ppm_s16le (16-bit Signed PCM WAV)
-Fortunately,​ the video codec is interchangeable and any desired codec can be used for the video stream, so long as the client system includes that codec.+
  
 ===== Outpost 2 Videos ===== ===== Outpost 2 Videos =====
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