[Ffmpeg-devel] XviD support

Diego Biurrun diego
Tue Sep 19 23:04:49 CEST 2006

On Tue, Sep 19, 2006 at 10:36:02AM -0700, Corey Hickey wrote:
> Diego Biurrun wrote:
> >
> >does XviD support for encoding make sense nowadays?  People in #ffmpeg
> >keep asking questions about adding XviD support when all they want is
> >MPEG-4 decoding ...
> XviD is useful for fairly fast and high quality encoding. According to 
> what I've seen, it takes a lot more CPU time to make lavc MPEG-4 meet or 
> exceed XviD's quality.

I'm aware of this.

> I do not know if many ffmpeg users use XviD, though.

That's the point.  People use XviD to use XviD, not FFmpeg.

> Also, now that I think about it, lavc's xvidrc depends on XviD.

But how much sense does it make to support XviD encoding through FFmpeg?

Testing/comparison purposes?


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