[Ffmpeg-devel] Re: [PATCH] VC1 init fail and crash

Mike Melanson mike
Thu Jun 29 18:53:19 CEST 2006

Mike Melanson wrote:
> bond wrote:
>> wmv9 simple, main and advanced profile are 100% compatible to the vc-1
>> standard
> Ergo, a WMV3 file should be playable with the SMPTE VC-1 reference
> decoder implementation. I can certify that this isn't the case. I have
> some files that play with Win32 decoder but not the VC-1 ref-dec.

I thought I would back this up with some specific examples. Here are
some WMV3/9 samples that Felix encoded early in the codec's lifetime:


(Hey, I think that actually IS Felix!) They play fine in Windows but I
could not make them work with the VC-1 ref-dec. I wonder if it could be
a slightly incompatible bitstream due to the encoding vintage?

	-Mike Melanson

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