[FFmpeg-user] movement on ffmpeg .R3D v4 support?

Paul B Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Fri Feb 24 22:42:50 EET 2017

On 2/24/17, Rob Wentz <rwentz at pedersen.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I work in video post production, our DPs all shoot on Red cameras. . . it's
> become the norm that if stuff is coming in shot on anything larger than 2K
> it's shot on a Red camera and the footage is in .R3D.
> I was hoping to be able to get somewhere with using ffmpeg to create proxies
> of .R3Ds before archiving them to LTO using Archiware P5 Archive.
> The feature works wonders for allowing us to generate scrubbable proxies of
> archived .mov, mp4, etc video fileswho's full res files live on LTO5 - but
> we currently can not use ffmpeg on the current (v4) R3D format (Red
> Camera).
> We shoot on Red Weapon and raster sizes are getting HUGE with the advent of
> uHD and 720/VR. It is not practical to cast a wide blind net of footage to
> unarchive as this material takes up so much space and takes considerable
> time to unarchive.
> Most recent tracks of any movement on this topic I found have been silent
> for a while:
> https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/2690
> I'm curious where things are at in terms of .R3D v4 support for ffmpeg.

We need more samples.

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