[FFmpeg-devel] snow codec development
Sat Sep 1 14:23:07 CEST 2007
> On Saturday 01 September 2007 13:27, Luca Barbato wrote:
>> Ivo wrote:
>>> I think, if wide-spread adoption of snow is the goal, there's a need
>>> for a small and easy to install codec for Windows. Also, it would help
>>> if some
>> ffmpeg windows builds like ffdshow aren't already available?
> Looks like the latest stable release is over five years old and the latest
> alpha almost three. Plus, it's more than just snow. I think some sort of
> wrapper around snow*.[ch], an easy installer and the ability to just play
> snow-in-avi with WMP after that, or transcode with virtualdub, is what's
> needed to have the possibility of gaining any populairity instead of being
> an interesting niche codec.
FFDShow like FFMPEG doesn't seem to officially release any binaries.
Googling shows me some locations,
with at least one dated 2007/08/29.
>>> major HDTV rip group adopted snow for their high quality rips, but that
>>> would need the former first. Both these things is what made xvid
>>> popular IMHO.
>> First we need a stable bitstream I think ^^;
> Yes :)
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