[MPlayer-dev-eng] Re: [PATCH] theora support
dvdkhlng at gmx.de
Mon May 5 10:18:23 CEST 2003
> sure. use MP_IMGTYPE_EXPORT
Overlooked that. This should be very compatible with Theora's YUV
> your codec implementation is messy at several points, misuse flags and
> so on. it's on my TODO to reimplement/fix but i'm busy with G2
Sorry. Never forget what a beast mplayer is. Amost impossible to get
it right the first time ;-) If you comment on the issues which annoy
you, I'll check it out, might save your time for more important tasks.
> the best would be if theora codec could decode into memory allocated
> by mplayer core, hopefully in Xv or video card's memory area.
Impossible with the current libtheora. Someone could start a thread on
theora-dev about implementing a more efficient decoder interface with
slice support etc.
> could you create a sample file playable wiht your patch, and upload to
> mplayerhq.hu ftp for testing?
I'll today try to upload a low-quality TV recording which I converted
from MPEG4 to Theora.
BTW according to a recent mail from Mike Melanson on theora-dev, ffmpeg
is getting VP3 support. The current implementation is still incomplete
and might never be 100% compatible. But it should be much faster than
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