[FFmpeg-trac] #7037(avcodec:open): ffmpeg destroys HDR metadata when encoding

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Sat Jan 18 18:20:03 EET 2020

#7037: ffmpeg destroys HDR metadata when encoding
             Reporter:  mario66      |                    Owner:  cehoyos
                 Type:  enhancement  |                   Status:  open
             Priority:  normal       |                Component:  avcodec
              Version:  git-master   |               Resolution:
             Keywords:  libx265 hdr  |               Blocked By:
             Blocking:               |  Reproduced by developer:  0
Analyzed by developer:  0            |

Comment (by gdgsdg123):

 Replying to [comment:66 mario66]:
 > But what would you recommend?
 There's no "one size fits all solution" in this case...

 Anyway, for [https://forum.videohelp.com/threads/395551#post2569806
 Replying to [comment:66 mario66]:
 > Should every user of ffmpeg do a "Bachelor of Color Management" before
 he can start using it to convert videos?
 I fear it requires more...
 Replying to [comment:66 mario66]:
 > I think it would be much better and in the spirit of the idea of an
 open, free application if you'd empower ''everybody'', also the average
 Joe, to use ffmpeg and to get the best possible outcome with minimal
 knowledge of color spaces.
 I think so but it doesn't change the fact that functionality and user
 friendliness seemed to dislike each other...

Ticket URL: <https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/7037#comment:68>
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