[MPlayer-dev-eng] MIPS and colorspace conversion

Josh Green jgreen at users.sourceforge.net
Wed Dec 17 20:58:31 CET 2003

On Tue, 2003-12-16 at 20:34, D Richard Felker III wrote:
> No, there are no codecs that use BGR and get decent compression,
> because BGR is a very inefficient space to work in. If you want to
> experiment, you could use huffyuv or lossless mjpeg in BGR mode, but
> the bitrates you need with these will be 10-50x what you'd need with
> mpeg4.
> > Thanks in advance for any ideas about how I can get some decent
> > resolution video (640x480 or larger) to play on this thing :) Cheers.
> Optimize yuv2rgb_c_16 or be content with black&white output. (Writing
> a fast grayscale YUV to BGR converted is trivial! :)
> Rich

Thanks for the useful info, I'll see if anything can be optimized
better. And, no, black&white probably isn't an option :)

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