[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] PNG 16-bit grayscale support

Kostya kostya.shishkov
Wed Oct 18 07:07:29 CEST 2006

On Sun, Oct 15, 2006 at 05:18:20PM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> Hi
> >  
> > +    PIX_FMT_GRAY16,     ///<        Y        , 16bpp big-endian
> GRAY16 should be native endian, no realistic code besides memcpy and similar
> will be able to handle non native 16bit efficiently
> if a PIX_FMT_GRAY16BE and PIX_FMT_GRAY16LE is usefull or not is something iam
> unsure about, id say we could always add them later if needed, but if you want
> to add them then iam fine with that too

A serach for documentation showed that formats that are known to support
16-bit depth explicitly define it to be in "Network format order" (PNG spec)
or "MSB first" (PGM spec). But renaming format PIX_FMT_GRAY16BE seems logical.

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