[FFmpeg-devel] Selective video compression qualities

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Mon Sep 2 17:27:33 CEST 2013

On Mon, Sep 02, 2013 at 01:49:08PM +0300, Aviv Hurvitz wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am interested in encoding a compressed video of a basketball game,
> wherein the players are compressed in high quality (high bitrate) and the
> rest of the image (the crowds, the court) uses a lesser quality. I already
> have a binary mask that indicates which parts of the video I would like to
> retain in high quality.
> I'd be grateful for for any advice on achieving this. Are there any video
> codecs that support this feature? Which would be the best fit if I want to
> develop it myself?

any video codec that can change the QP per MB could be used, that
means pretty much any modern video codec

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