[Ffmpeg-devel] lossless video codec comparison

Kostya kostya.shishkov
Sun Mar 18 19:37:26 CET 2007

On Sun, Mar 18, 2007 at 09:21:20AM -0700, Mike Melanson wrote:
> M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> >Compn <tempn at twmi.rr.com> writes:
> >
> >>On Fri, 16 Mar 2007 20:59:54 -0500, 
> >>Justin Ruggles scribed:
> >>
> >>>Hi,
> >>>
> >>>I stumbled upon this page today and thought I would share.  It's a
> >>>simple speed vs. compression comparison of lossless video codecs.  It
> >>>includes FFV1 and Snow in the tests.  FFV1 is rated as the "most
> >>>balanced and flexible codec".
> >>>
> >>>http://compression.ru/video/codec_comparison/lossless_codecs_2007_en.html
> >>>
> >>>-Justin
> >>also take a look at lagarith codec 
> >>http://lags.leetcode.net/codec.html
> >>
> >>"Lagarith offers better compression than codecs like Huffyuv,
> >>Alparysoft, and CorePNG. There are a few lossless codecs that can
> >>compress better than Lagarith, such as MSU and FFV1; however Lagarith
> >>tends to be faster and stabler than these codecs."
> >
> >Source distributed as a RAR file...  Now why does that make me
> >suspicious?
> The more interesting part about Lagarith is that it was designed for 
> parallelization and the only version available is pre-optimized for MMX. 
> This makes it difficult to RE a description for the Wiki:

That is not a problem. Lack of interest to do something with it is the problem.

And mind you there is a program by the same author called movtoavi
in pure C (it just compresses raw MOV to Lagarith AVI).
>   http://wiki.multimedia.cx/index.php?title=Lagarith
> Though the author has made some contributions to that page.
> -- 
> 	-Mike Melanson

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