[MEncoder-users] x264: color fidelity / accurate color

Nicolas Hesler nicolas.hesler at sheridanc.on.ca
Mon Dec 10 16:08:31 CET 2007

Phil Oleynik wrote:
> Nicolas Hesler wrote:
>> I'm not asking for exact color but color accuracy that at least
>> resembles the original picture.  Is there any other variable that 
>> affects the color in x264?
> Hello,
> possibly the "chroma_qp_offset" option is what you need. Actually, I 
> cannot say definitely without samples.
> are you sure you use the same decoder while watching and coding? Or 
> maybe some settings are tweaked, e.g. brightness? Try to use vf 
> screenshot and compare.
> best regards, Phil

User error. My bad.   The color is indeed accurate when played through 
mplayer but not when played through Quicktime.  Any ideas on this?

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