[MPlayer-DOCS] [PATCH] Choosing the video codec
gpoirier at mplayerhq.hu
Mon Dec 26 21:35:58 CET 2005
Alexander Strasser a écrit :
> Guillaume Poirier wrote:
>> <emphasis role="bold">Compression efficiency</emphasis>:
>> It's quite easy to understand that newer generation of codecs are made
>> to yield better picture quality than previous generations.
>> Therefore, you can't be wrong choosing MPEG-4 AVC codecs like
>> <systemitem class="library">x264</systemitem> instead of MPEG-4 codecs
>> such as <systemitem class="library">libavcodec</systemitem> or
>> <systemitem class="library">XviD</systemitem>
> Could you please correct this to say `libavcodec MPEG-4' or
> something the like (lavc mpeg4, FFmpeg MPEG-4, whatever).
> I fear readers might get the wrong impression what libavcodec
> is even if you say `instead of MPEG-4 codecs' which is also
> strictly speaking not correct because as far as I can tell there
> is no full MPEG4 implementation out there.
> The terms (usage) is already quite misleading so we should
> not add to the confusion IMHO.
You're right. Please find in attachment the updated version that
features all of the suggestions so far.
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