[Ffmpeg-devel] mpeg4 encoder algorithm

Christian Bienia cbienia
Tue Oct 3 22:54:39 CEST 2006

Hello Michael,

> > I'm looking for information about ffmpeg's MPEG-4 encoding algorithm for
> > a scientific publication. The documentation says that the MPEG-4 codec
> > uses DivX4/5 encoding, does that mean the encore2 algorithm developed by
> > DivX, Inc.? 
> no of course not, and our docs dont say that, still i removed 2 references
> to divx to preempt more preople to missunderstand things

Thanks for the quick reply. So ffmpeg's MPEG-4 codec has its own encoder
implementation of the MPEG-4 Part 2 standard?

- Chris

P.S. I think the DivX reference which leads to most of the confusion is
this one: http://ffmpeg.mplayerhq.hu/ffmpeg-doc.html#SEC19

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