[MPlayer-users] Playing QHD (3840x2160) material with mplayer

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de
Fri Apr 18 16:15:37 CEST 2008

On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 06:55:17AM -0700, Dean S. Messing wrote:
> Phil Rhodes wrote:
> > So what format is this video in?
> 24-bit uncompressed RGB (research clips)
> made via a modified `transcode' from individual .png files.

24 bit usually means it has to be converted, modern graphics cards only
support 32 bit. With OpenGL that conversion should usually work in
hardware (though OpenGL has other overheads), but for x11 MPlayer does
that conversion.

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