[FFmpeg-user] libx265 - 8-bit vs. 10-bit?
Paul B Mahol
onemda at gmail.com
Sat Aug 8 15:44:53 CEST 2015
On 8/8/15, Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:
> Paul B Mahol <onemda <at> gmail.com> writes:
>> >> If I encoded to 10-bit libx265, would that produce a
>> >> higher-quality video than 8-bit at the same bitrate?
>> > Yes, at least in theory.
>> If the source is >8 bit depth.
> No, search for a darkshikari forum post where he
> explains why (if x265 is as "good" as x264) using
> ten bit increases quality even if the input was
> eight bit.
> (I cannot explain.)
That is for x264.
> Carl Eugen
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