[Ffmpeg-devel] sorenson 3?

Guillaume POIRIER poirierg
Mon Jun 13 20:46:41 CEST 2005


On 6/13/05, blibbler <blibbler at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 13/06/05, M?ns Rullg?rd <mru at inprovide.com> wrote:
> > Marcus Engene <ffmpeg at engene.se> writes:
> >
> > > Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> > > Yes, but I haven't managed to make it encode in Sorenson 3.
> >
> > Why would you want that?  H.264 is an open standard that compresses
> > just as well.
> I understand the Sorenson 3 is largely a modified/primitive H.264
> implementation. Would it be possible to modify the current H.264
> encoder to encode svq3? In practice, I can't see much use from this as
> Quicktime 7 supports H264, however it might be useful for
> compatibility with older versions of Quicktime, or machines that would
> not be able to decode full H.264.

The H.264 encoder that you can use with ffmpeg is x264, so I guess
your question belongs to their ML, though most x264 devs read this
list too.

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