[FFmpeg-user] ffmpeg x265 profile Main10

tim nicholson nichot20 at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 21 15:56:44 CEST 2015

On 21/07/15 13:28, Moritz Barsnick wrote:
> Hi Zsolt,
> On Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 14:10:13 +0200, Osztrovszky Zsolt wrote:
>> As you can see in line 20, the input video is hevc Main 10, but the encoder still coding it to Main profile, 8 bit (line 27).
>> It also says in line 23: incompatible pixel format 'yuv420p10le' for libx265.
>> What am I missing here?
> I think you have to compile libx265 with 10 bit support. (libx264
> suffers the same restriction.) Unfortunate, but that's the way it is.

Indeed you need the cmake option "HIGH_BIT_DEPTH:BOOL=ON"

This gives you up to 16 bit support, so not quite the same as x264.

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