[FFmpeg-devel] [FFmpeg-devel-irc] IRC log for 2010-04-05

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Thu Apr 8 17:55:37 CEST 2010

On Tue, Apr 06, 2010 at 01:00:07AM +0100, irc at mansr.com wrote:
> [19:07:03] <dgt84> Does anyone know how easy it would be to get motion vectors for a frame with a single ref frame in a libavfilter filter using existing motion estimation code in libav*?
> [19:07:31] <dgt84> Or would it be better to try and rewrite some of that in the filter itself?
> [19:07:38] <Dark_Shikari> well imo we need a motion estimation api
> [19:07:51] <Dark_Shikari> look at what mplayer's vfs do
> [19:07:54] <Dark_Shikari> they ENCODE VIDEO
> [19:07:58] <Dark_Shikari> and steal the MVs
> [19:08:02] <Dark_Shikari> that's horrible

suggestions for a better API are welcome, i wanted to fix this since a
while alraedy ...
the API should ideally
* be efficient so we can use it internally too
* allow iterative ME
* allow us to use x264s ME (if it implemented the API)
* allow x264 to use our ME (if x264 wanted)


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