[FFmpeg-devel] The New Flash Video

Måns Rullgård mans
Fri Aug 24 19:59:34 CEST 2007

Guillaume Poirier <gpoirier at mplayerhq.hu> writes:

> Hi,
> Diego Biurrun wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 21, 2007 at 09:03:51AM -0700, Mike Melanson wrote:
>>> More:
>>> http://www.kaourantin.net/2007/08/what-just-happened-to-video-on-web_20.html
>> Hmmmm
>>   Overall though and leaving out the bugs I listed here which are my
>>   fault, the H.264 decoder is a remarkable piece of engineering, it is
>>   provided to us by MainConcept. It weights in at less than 100KB of
>>   compressed code which is quite an achievement for such a complicated
>>   standard.
>> How does this decoder compare to FFmpeg's?
> Size concerns apart, IFAIK, MainConcept supports more interlaced
> decoding modes than FFmpeg. It's however quite possible that Adobe
> only bought "basic" decoding features...

Whatever features it has, it's good that they chose Mainconcept.  It's
one of the better implementations out there.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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