[FFmpeg-devel] v210 vs. v210x

Mike Melanson mike
Thu Jun 18 15:32:50 CEST 2009

Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 10:56:42PM -0700, Mike Melanson wrote:
>> Hi,
>> FFmpeg recently added support for 2 new video decoders: v210 and v210x. 
>> v210 has a sample in our repository; v210x does not. Further, v210x does 
>> not even have a textual description in 'ffmpeg -formats'
>> What is v210x and how can I test the decoder?
> there is/was a NewMobCal_YUV10_720p5994_ directory with .yuv10 files on some
> public ftp, sadly google fails to find it
> maybe someone remembers the url (and if so please put it in svn log)
> I could upload some of it if we fail to find it, (the whole is >1gb and
> that was the lowest resolution video there IIRC)

My process in that case is to use 'dd' to carve just enough of the file 
so that one frame can be decoded (this is an intra-only format anyway, 
right?). For the v210 sample, the first 3 MB was enough to give one 
decoded frame with 'ffmpeg -i sample.file -an -framecrc -'.

     -Mike Melanson

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