[Ffmpeg-devel] dirac codec

Erik Slagter erik
Tue Jun 21 17:36:23 CEST 2005

On Tue, 2005-06-21 at 15:02 +0200, Luca Barbato wrote:
> Jack James wrote:
> > The BBC has created an open source codec, called "dirac.". If you haven't
> > already seen it, check it out here:
> > 
> > http://dirac.sourceforge.net/
> > 
> Checked some time ago. I hope it works somewhat better (the ffmpeg patch
> doesn't apply to cvs, btw).
> Snow is near usability, dirac was far from easy testing...

BTW snow is mentioned shortly in an article on video codec in Dutch (and
probably German) C'T magazine. Also the x264 project and the name of
Loren Merritt are mentioned. According to this magazine, x264 is the
best h264 encoder at the moment (both speed and quality), so...

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