For those who missed this update on Nov 18:

rainbow-headerIn the spirit of releasing early and releasing often – Mozilla bring you version 0.2 of Rainbow – an experimental Firefox add-on from Mozilla Labs that exposes audio and video recording capabilities to web pages.

What’s new in this release?
  • It now support both audio and video recording on Windows, and audio recording on Linux.
  • They added preliminary support for writing multiplexed media frames to a websocket.
  • JS callers are now able to specify custom video resolutions, encoding quality, audio sampling rates and channels.
  • Numerous bug fixes, such as behaving correctly on Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard), and generating correctly encoded OGG files (the audio tracks of which were previously unplayable by Firefox).

For a full list of changes, check out their commit logs – or even better – contribute on Github! Also, don’t forget to read the README for additional information.

Mozilla is always delighted to hear from you – join in on their discussion forum or IRC channel. Happy hacking!