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

Mark Filipak markfilipak.noreply at gmail.com
Wed Apr 13 21:54:21 EEST 2022

On 2022-04-13 12:21, Paul B Mahol wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 11, 2022 at 6:24 AM <markfilipak.noreply at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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)?

Hello, Paul,

> Why would decoders do renderings?

So, decoders just reconstruct samples but don't do SAR. Do I have that right?

> Do you know any decoder implementation that does also rendering?

I don't know any decoder implementation at all. I'm not a developer.

>> Thanks,
>> Mark Filipak.

More information about the ffmpeg-user mailing list