[MPlayer-users] quicktime sorenson codec

Arpi arpi at thot.banki.hu
Tue Jul 2 22:57:02 CEST 2002


> > > As you know, libquicktime 0.9.1 has been released, that contains the
> >
> > URL ?
> >
> > > gpl-d version of the sorenson codec. I hope, that sooner or later
> > > mplayer will include it.
> >
> > afaik the gpl sorenson was made by the Xine guys, we're working on
> > mplayer port (but should be done better, much better than xine - their
> > version seems to lack B frames support, and has zero optimizations)
> IMHO B-Frames are only supported by SVQ3, but I might be mistaken.

but svq1 has something like singledirection B frames :)
they behave similar to mpeg B frames, but use only backward reference. they
_can_ be dropped wihtout decoding, as they use teh last I/P for reference.

A'rpi / Astral & ESP-team

Developer of MPlayer, the Movie Player for Linux - http://www.MPlayerHQ.hu

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