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

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Sun Jan 19 18:09:28 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:70 mario66]:
 > For example what happens if I buy a new TV that does not assume BT.709
 as the default?
 Blame the TV manufacturer...
 Replying to [comment:70 mario66]:
 > Will I be even able to watch the videos without huge shift in color
 The red is never the red... anyway, the influence of the BT.601 / BT.709
 mistagging is much less discernable.
 Replying to [comment:70 mario66]:
 > ...experts like you always knew how to...
 > ...
 > There is no chance to learn them if no one writes about this.
 Isn't it contradicting?..

 Or an interesting topic: what's the real difference between the average
 Joe and the extraordinary Joe?
 Replying to [comment:70 mario66]:
 > There is a lot of room for improvements in documentation...
 Many things in the world are poorly documented... FFmpeg is just another
 no exception.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/7037#comment:71>
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