[Ffmpeg-devel] dirac codec

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Wed Jun 22 00:56:16 CEST 2005


On Tuesday 21 June 2005 17:41, castet.matthieu at free.fr wrote:
> Selon Tuukka Toivonen <tuukkat at ee.oulu.fi>:
> > On Tue, 21 Jun 2005, Rich Felker wrote:
> > >> http://dirac.sourceforge.net/
> > >
> > > Yes, everyone's seen it and it's quite a joke. This is old news..
> >
> > Old news yes, but I haven't seen anywhere real coding
> > results. Before that it's too early to call it a joke.
> > I think someone said that its nearer H.264 performance
> > than MPEG-4, but a bit slow.
> There was a post in dirac forum about ffmpeg snow codec.
> One of the developper said their codec could use the same wavelet transform
> as snow and that a benchmarck beetween the both could be interesting.
> Because dirac seem more generic (IIRC you could choose beetwen diferrent
> wavelet transform), I think it may be slow.

snow supports several different wavelets, if thats a big advantage or not is 
another question


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