[MPlayer-DOCS] [PATCH] why current players do not deinterlace to full fieldrate (was modif de la version anglaise)
poirierg at gmail.com
Sun May 14 18:33:16 CEST 2006
The attached patch was sent to me privately, but since I'm not too
good in English, I prefer you guys to look at it before I commit it...
I am disillusioned enough to know that no man's opinion on any subject
is worth a damn unless backed up with enough genuine information to
make him really know what he's talking about.
-- H. P. Lovecraft (about the flamewars on FFmpeg and MPlayer-dev mailing lists)
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Therefore, if you are encoding for high quality archival purposes,
it is recommended not to deinterlace.
You can always deinterlace the movie at playback time when
- displaying it on progressive scan devices, and future players will
- be able to deinterlace to full fieldrate, interpolating 50 or
- 60000/1001 entire frames per second from the interlaced video.
+ displaying it on progressive scan devices.
+ The power of nowadays computers forces players to use a deinterlacing
+ filter, which which results in a slight degradation in image quality.
+ But future players will be able to mimic the interlaced display of
+ a TV.
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