[MPlayer-users] Getting started on apple

RC rcooley at spamcop.net
Mon Aug 22 15:41:11 CEST 2005

On Sun, 21 Aug 2005 01:28:26 -0500
Kichigai Mentat <kichigai at comcast.net> wrote:

> The codecs are (as I understand it) binary codecs. 

Of course they are.  

> I also *think* (don't quote me on this) that they are proprietary
> codecs, that is to say, codecs that were developed by the owners, not
> an open source project. 

Mostly, but not entirely.  Source code is available for VP3, but the
binary is used anyhow.  Native support for VP3 (in libavcodec) is
getting better, but not ready to replace the binary yet.

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