[FFmpeg-devel] Apple Prores Support

David Ogden daveoggy
Sun Sep 5 17:32:51 CEST 2010

On 4 September 2010 15:28, compn <tempn at twmi.rr.com> wrote:

> On Sat, 4 Sep 2010 17:21:33 +0300, Kostya wrote:
> >On Sat, Sep 04, 2010 at 09:58:28AM -0400, David Ogden wrote:
> >> I've been reading everything I can find in reference to prores support
> in
> >> ffmpeg and just arriving at dead ends.
> >>
> >> It all seems tantalizingly close, what would be required to finally get
> this
> >> codec up and working? Samples? Testing? Money :)
> >
> >From what I know, the latter. The guy(s) who was/were REing stopped
> >because of lack of aforementioned stuff.
> i dont see any info on the wiki:
> http://wiki.multimedia.cx/index.php?title=Apple_ProRes
> at least mplayer has some support for (binary codec) prores now, so you
> can use it on linux/windows boxes.
> -compn
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The problem with using the existing decoder via mplayer is that Apple seems
to have crippled the performance on Windows machines.

How much cash would be needed to get this done? Maybe I could convince my
employer to pay? Maybe the people who want this could start a fund? Maybe
we're only looking at $20 :D In which case I'll pay directly!

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