[FFmpeg-user] how to encode 10bit

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Fri Dec 8 02:26:05 EET 2017

2017-12-07 21:41 GMT+01:00 George Nistor <georgenistor at live.com>:

> How should be done 10 bit encoding?
> 1. By selecting -profile main10 or others like
> * main10, main10-intra
> * main422-10, main422-10-intra
> * main444-10, main444-10-intra
> or by selecting
> 2. pixel profile as yuv422 10le etc..

The second option works here if libx265 supports
10-bit encoding (this has to be selected at build-time).
For x264, you have to choose if you link against 8,
10 or 12-bit.

The first option cannot work reliably with FFmpeg for
several reasons imo.

Carl Eugen

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