[FFmpeg-user] Is there an equivalent of Drobox Lepton but for h.264 videos?

Carl Zwanzig cpz at tuunq.com
Sat Sep 30 19:49:56 EEST 2023

On 9/30/2023 7:00 AM, Andrew Randrianasulu wrote:
> well, h264 videos already heavy and usually lossy compressed, any further
> compression will be not lossless

There's one-way compression that reduces size by throwing away data (e.g. 
jpg) and two-way compression that reduces size but the result can't be used 
without reversal (e.g. gzip/lzma, etc). Dropbox Lepton is one of the latter; 
it's also been deprecated by Dropbox - https://github.com/dropbox/lepton.

Often it's more precise to talk about "image compression" vs "file 
compression". Media and graphics people usually seem to mean one-way 
compression while computer people usually mean two-way.


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