[FFmpeg-user] A question about video codecs.

Classic SSG Enjoyer adityadandavate04 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 15 19:20:38 EEST 2023

Okay!. Thank you. Nice to hear that video codecs like libx264 be will
supported by FFMPEG lifelong.

Thank you very much.🙏

On Sun, 15 Oct, 2023, 9:47 pm Reindl Harald, <h.reindl at thelounge.net> wrote:

> Am 15.10.23 um 18:07 schrieb Classic SSG Enjoyer:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I am a user of FFMPEG. Its a great software. It gets 10/10 from me!
> >
> > Sir, as you know that libx264 is widely used and other video codecs like
> > mpeg2video, theora etc, are not much used today.
> >
> > So, as time will go on, its likely that video codecs like VP9, HEVC, AV1,
> > VVC will be the video codecs of the future as the world is transferring
> > from resolutions like 720p and 1080p to 4K, 8K UHD resolutions and these
> > codecs provide significant bitrate savings over AVC.
> >
> > But, when HEVC, VP9, etc codecs rule the world in future years e.g 10
> > years, then will the support of old video codecs at like libx264 be
> removed
> > or will FFMPEG keep supporting the video codecs at that time?
> why should it?
> you can still encode/decode old AVI stuff from the 1990's and H264 will
> be for a very long time preferable - on a server where customers are
> uploading videos which needs to be converted to something <video>
> supports you need much more cpu power using x265 versus x264 and it
> takes ages
> ffmpeg don't implemnt all stuff itself and libraries like libx264 won't
> go away - why and how should they?
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