[FFmpeg-user] Problem with pixel format and/or missing constant

Mark Filipak markfilipak.windows+ffmpeg at gmail.com
Thu Mar 12 00:05:03 EET 2020

On 03/11/2020 05:48 PM, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> Am Mi., 11. März 2020 um 22:44 Uhr schrieb Reindl Harald
> <h.reindl at thelounge.net>:
>> Am 11.03.20 um 20:02 schrieb Carl Eugen Hoyos:
>>> Why do you want to use a newer x264?
>> why do you always answer "only current GIT of ffmpeg is supported here"
> Because the development of the two projects is nowadays very different,
> monochrome encodings (for example) are not supported by most decoders.

For what it's worth, though the MPEG encoder specs support full, 16-bit 
monochrome (black-&-white) that, theoretically, would better render 
monochrome video, all of the modern DVDs that I've encountered use YCbCr 
4:2:0 for black-&-white movies.

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