[FFmpeg-devel] dcp encoding + new pixel format request/sponsorship

Michaël Cinquin mc at michaelcinquin.com
Tue Jan 22 09:47:19 CET 2013

> Is there any reason to add a 12 bit per component format instead of using the 16 bit one and telling the encoder it should discard 4 bit?

Indeed, I think it could be fine to ask the encoder to discard 4 bits… as long as the end result image are 12 bpc, and not 16 bpc with information clipped to 12 bit. How could this be done ?

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