[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Get rid of SAMPLE_FMT_S24

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Sun Nov 18 15:09:15 CET 2007

On Sun, Nov 18, 2007 at 02:35:17PM +0100, Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
> Hi
> Andreas ?man a ?crit :
> > hi,
> > 
> > see $subj
> > 
> Some codecs support 24 bit (alac, flac, aes3, dvd) samples, decoders 
> should output what is stored, ideally, so I don't see why SAMPLE_FMT_S24 
> should be dropped.

there are no 24bit ints stored, what is stored are various vlc codes
outputing them as 32bit is faster and more natural than 24bit
also working with 32bit is a lot easier than 24bit, so few if any filters
would support 24bit ...

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