[FFmpeg-user] supporting arguments for FFV1 encoding

Peter B. pb at das-werkstatt.com
Tue May 29 13:09:34 CEST 2012

Quoting "Peter B." <pb at das-werkstatt.com>:

> Quoting Dave Rice <daverice at mac.com>:
>> Hi,
>> I am testing using FFV1 encoding and have some questions on use.
>> When encoding to >8 bit (like ffmpeg v210.mov -c:v ffv1 ffv1.mov) I  
>> get this warning:
>> [ffv1 @ 0x7f83a1850a00] bits_per_raw_sample of more than 8 needs  
>> -coder 1 currently
>> Could -coder 1 be the default in circumstances like this? Is there  
>> a disadvantage to using -coder 1? In other cases ffmpeg will  
>> provide an error and no output when the user needs to provide more  
>> information to make a decision about the encoding. In this case  
>> there doesn't seem to be any significant decisions to be made, the  
>> user just has to add -coder 1.
> As soon as FFv1.3 is considered "stable", this would make sense.
> However, right now v1.3 is marked "experimental" - and therefore it  
> would be dangerous to automatically enable the bitstream.
> So, as far as I understand it, your "problem" is only temporarily -  
> and will be gone as soon as FFv1.3 is officially released as stable.

Ooops! My bad:
I somehow overlooked that you were just encoding a >8bps file - and  
not accessing a feature that required "-level >1". Forget my above  


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