[FFmpeg-user] Does converting to yuv444p by default make sense?

Carl Lindqvist lulebo at gmail.com
Thu Aug 1 14:06:56 CEST 2013

It's quite easy to see that no YCbCr 444 can't be one to one with RGB,
even when the full values of Y (0-255 instead of 16-235) are used.

Think of a Y value of 0. Cb and Cr can have 256x256=65536 different
combination of values, but they all represent the same black color in
RGB: 0,0,0

So there MUST be some loss of color information when converting between the two.

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