[FFmpeg-user] when to use 10bit

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Thu Oct 20 10:51:52 EEST 2016

2016-10-20 5:12 GMT+02:00 George Nistor <georgenistor at zoho.com>:

> When makes sense to use 10 bit for video encoding?

Using x264 10bit encoding always (!) means better
quality for a given bitrate, even for 8bit input but many
video players may not be able to playback 10bit h264.

Carl Eugen

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