[FFmpeg-user] Grayscale x264 convertion

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Mon Aug 6 22:13:46 CEST 2012

Andrew Gora <master <at> io.ua> writes:

> Is it sufficient to code grayscale video with 50% of 
> bitrate comparing to color coding?

I cannot really answer this question, but I believe you 
severely underestimate the many features of video coding 
and especially of h264.

Carl Eugen

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