[FFmpeg-devel] Float vs. fixed-point audio codecs

Ronald S. Bultje rsbultje
Mon May 17 15:57:25 CEST 2010


On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 9:52 AM, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
> 3 AVCodecs
> mp3
> mp3float
> mp3fixp
> can very easily achive this, mp3 would just pass calls through to whatever
> it determined to be faster.
> no flag is needed for this, also it can easily be extended to handle external
> decoders

I think this is a good idea, also because speed will differ per codec.
Usually it's not as simple as "float" vs. "fixp".


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