[MPlayer-users] unsupported format?

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Tue Dec 14 23:50:46 CET 2004

On Tue, Dec 14, 2004 at 07:22:22PM +0100, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> Hi,
> > > Or is ffmpeg already
> > > the preferred one for another reason?
> > 
> > The mplayer team insists on speed over stability.  ffmpeg may be buggy
> > for many codecs, but it's fast.
> In this case there is also the point that qtsvq3 is a proprietary,
> binary codec (thus also available only for some architectures).

Right. We always make free codecs the default so that people will test
them and report bugs. Otherwise they won't advance. If you want to use
the proprietary binary codecs you can override the defaults in your
config files.


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