[FFmpeg-devel] Video codec design for very low-end decoder

Ronald S. Bultje rsbultje at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 19:37:01 EET 2019


On Mon, Jan 7, 2019 at 12:22 PM Lauri Kasanen <cand at gmx.com> wrote:

> On Mon, 7 Jan 2019 12:02:58 -0500
> "Ronald S. Bultje" <rsbultje at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Have you considered vp8? It may sound weird but this is basically what
> vp8
> > was great at: being really simple to decode.
> VP8 has a reputation of being slow, so I didn't consider it. Benchmarks
> show it as decoding slower than h264.

It is faster than h264 when comparing ffh264 vs. ffvp8:



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