[FFmpeg-user] Status of two prores decoders/encoders

Tim Nicholson nichot20 at yahoo.com
Fri May 17 13:27:27 CEST 2013

On 17/05/13 11:05, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> Robert Krüger <krueger <at> lesspain.de> writes:
>> is there a place where I can find out why there are 
>> two prores decoders (both LGPL) and two encoders 
>> (also both LGPL)
> http://blog.pkh.me/p/13-the-ffmpeg-libav-situation.html
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Not_invented_here
>> and what the pros and cons of each are?
> The "Anatoliy" encoder is faster.

But I think only the Kostya supports interlace...

>> I am asking because it is hard to decide which one to 
>> choose if one wanted to sponsor development of a 
>> certain feature (e.g. support for alpha).
> Please choose proresdec2.c and proresenc_anatoliy.c, 
> everything else makes Michael's work harder.
> Carl Eugen
> [...]


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