[FFmpeg-user] libx264 supported pixel format

James Darnley james.darnley at gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 03:57:35 EET 2019

On 2019-02-21 02:34, Elliott Balsley wrote:
> Hi all.  I have ffmpeg installed from MacPorts and apparently x264 does not support yuv420p!  I can probably fix this by recompiling myself, but I’m curious how did they remove support for this common pixel format?  I don’t see anything relevant in the configuration listed.

> ffmpeg version 3.4.git Copyright (c) 2000-2018 the FFmpeg developers

>     Supported pixel formats: yuv420p10le yuv422p10le yuv444p10le nv20le

Clearly you are using an old version which was compiled for 10-bit
output.  Newer versions can support multiple bit-depths.  This is, or
rather was done when building (lib)x264.

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