[MPlayer-dev-eng] understanding mplayer's filters

Jonas Jermann jjermann at gmx.net
Mon Dec 29 18:06:01 CET 2003


On Mon, Dec 29, 2003 at 05:27:38PM +0100, Enrico Weigelt wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I'm trying to understand mplayer's filters, but I've got some 
> difficulties w/ that.
> Of course a filter is something which gets in a stream and puts 
> out another one. But how does the filter see the video stream ?
> Is it a 'simple' sequence of pixmaps or something else ?
> By reading the recent thread about inverse-telecine-filter, i've 
> learned, that is seems to be a little bit more difficult. Are some
> streams not somehow a representation of picture-sequences, but 
> instead make heavily use of physical effects of TV screens to be
> usable ?
> Please enlighten me :)

I probably can't help you much, but I suggest that you rather take a
look at the new g2 pipeline code instead of the g1 code. It's not 100%
finnished though...


Best Regards

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