[FFmpeg-user] HDR 4K support in ffmpeg

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Thu Dec 17 13:25:47 CET 2015

tarun singhal <tsinghal18 <at> gmail.com> writes:

> Ok, So I understand that ffmpeg doesnt supports HDR 
> encoding.

Several people seem to disagree but it depends on your 
definition of HDR.

> to answer the question about input format, we dont 
> have any strict definition on input format 


> it can be anything a simple mp4 video downloaded 
> from youtube 

Sorry if this is a stupid question:
If the video downloaded from youtube is not HDR-encoded 
(it isn't afaik) what difference would it make if 
FFmpeg supported HDR (however you define it) or not?

> or a raw MXF content straight out of studio.

How does ffmpeg -i output look for this content?

Carl Eugen

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