[FFmpeg-user] RealVideo 8
Carl Eugen Hoyos
cehoyos at ag.or.at
Mon Sep 16 12:25:33 CEST 2013
Fernando Cassia <fcassia <at> gmail.com> writes:
> I wonder if someone has reverse-engineered the ancient
> RV8 codec (Realvideo 8)...
Yes, it was reverse-engineered and decoding is possible.
(May not be bit-exact, I don't remember.)
> in other words if it's possible to encode .rmv files
> with ffmpeg and with the RV8 codec
No, given that this codec is H264-related, this would
be a task for x264.
Note that "ancient" is a bit misleading since we do
support encoding to RealVideo5 and RealVideo G2.
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