[FFmpeg-devel] evaluating the experimental status of ffv1 version 3

Hendrik Leppkes h.leppkes at gmail.com
Thu Sep 13 15:37:08 CEST 2012

On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 3:31 PM, Peter B. <pb at das-werkstatt.com> wrote:

> On 09/06/2012 09:35 AM, Peter B. wrote:
> > Quoting David Rice <daverice at mac.com>:
> >>     How close are we to an official ffv1 version 3?
> > I've already talked to my colleague, and I will try to block the next
> > week for FFV1.3 stuff, so we can finally get this wrapped up.
> Unfortunately, I've had some unforeseen stuff to take care of these
> days, but I've requested high priority for the FFv1.3 tests and I'm
> setting up a test-roadmap, in order not to lose the overview of what
> shall be done.
> Something I've found interesting so far is, that the latest
> "ffdshow-tryout" release is announced with featuring "Multi-threaded
> decoding for FFv1" [1]. If I'm not mistaken, this means that they
> reference to at least supporting playback of FFv1.2. As FFv1.2 was never
> released and immediately superseded by FFv1.3, I assumed that FFv1.3
> files could be played back - but that's not true.
> Could they have implemented multi-threaded *decoding* of FFv1.1 somehow?
More likely they misinterpreted a change in ffmpeg and used it for their
changelog. ffdshow-tryout is lacking developers these days, and even in
more active days mostly just used ffmpeg but didn't really modify it much.

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