[FFmpeg-user] Decoder output: Samples or renders?

Mark Filipak markfilipak.noreply at gmail.com
Wed Apr 13 18:15:40 EEST 2022

On 2022-04-13 06:04, Nicolas George wrote:
> markfilipak.noreply at gmail.com (12022-04-11):
>> Hello,
>> I trust this question will be trivial, but I've not found the answer -- I've
>> searched (and have tried to look at source) for a long time. I'm trying to
>> document from a global viewpoint and determine at what point decoding ends.
>> Do decoders output reconstituted samples (e.g. 720x576) or renderings (e.g. 768x576 or 1024x576)?
> Is this for your book?

I'm not writing a book.

> Are book not supposed to be written by people who
> know or who know how to find out? How can anybody trust anything you
> write if you are not capable of testing this very simple question by
> yourself?

How would I know? I don't know what ffmpeg does internally.

> (These are rhetorical questions.)

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