[FFmpeg-user] FFMPEG and OCIO

Reto Kromer lists at reto.ch
Fri Jan 20 14:40:39 EET 2017

Kevin Wheatley wrote:

>On Fri, Jan 20, 2017 at 10:54 AM, Carl Eugen Hoyos
><ceffmpeg at gmail.com> wrote:

>> What is OCIO?
>OpenColorIO http://opencolorio.org/
>I'll say that adding OCIO to FFmpeg is not simple in the
>general sense. The two packages are not in the same space,
>OCIO is mostly focused on high end VFX tools and as such is
>heavily in the floating point processing domain, FFmpeg is
>not. It may make sense to add an extension to the OpenEXR
>codec to extend the capabilities of the float-> integer
>conversions triggered by the apply_trc option but that is
>only from a conceptual point of view I did not look at the
>code impact or even if it really fits well with FFmpeg.

I guess that at some point we'll indeed need an integration
of OCIO into FFmpeg, because in the cinema world the OpenEXR
codec is slowly replacing the DPX codec - which BTW is good
news, because DPX is a very confusing construct.

Best regards, Reto

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