[FFmpeg-devel] Intel IPP H264 encoder
Mon Nov 16 23:54:11 CET 2009
On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 1:29 PM, Frank Barchard <fbarchard at google.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 11:18 AM, Jason Garrett-Glaser <
> darkshikari at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 6:35 AM, Erik Van Grunderbeeck <erik at arawix.com>
>> > http://software.intel.com/en-us/intel-ipp/
>> > They have more then some optimized base algo's now. These days, you get
>> > encoders, decoders, etc.
>> The IPP H.264 encoder holds the honor of being the second-worst
>> encoder codebase I have ever seen.
>> It's also embarrassingly crap.
> Although image quality is generally not as good as x264, it still has some
> Encode speed is fast.
Fast? No, it's awfully written and slow relative to the amount of
analysis that it does.
> It has features not available in x264, such as high profile YUV 444 color
Yes, that is pretty much the only merit it has. But I'm pretty sure
that the form of YUV444 it *does* support was removed from the spec in
> Here is a comparison of H264 encoders
The MSU comparisons are laughably bad (and that one is 3.5 years old,
for that matter).
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