[FFmpeg-user] Does converting to yuv444p by default make sense?

Andy Furniss adf.lists at gmail.com
Mon Jul 29 12:24:55 CEST 2013

thljcl wrote:
> When it comes to quality preservation, video editing, or lossless encoding;
> yes, I would agree that “yuv444p” makes plenty of sense. “yuv444p” is a way
> of re-encoding the entire 24-bit RGB information, which all color
> information is preserved without any loss due to chroma subsampling.

Well the subsampling is self evident, but I don't think 8 bit yuv can 
represent all of rgb (though not all of rgb is perceptible anyway).


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