[MPlayer-users] Blackmagic Codec
rxt at rtogni.it
Fri Feb 15 21:44:14 CET 2008
On Fri, 15 Feb 2008 10:36:06 -0800
Larry Reznick <lreznick at idistream.com> wrote:
> RC wrote:
> > On Thu, 14 Feb 2008 13:53:46 -0800
> > Larry Reznick <lreznick at idistream.com> wrote:
> >> A reference from 2006 that I found shows someone configuring
> >> codecs.conf to use the blackmagiccodec.qtx. I downloaded the latest
> >> Windows XP version from http://www.decklink.com/support/software/ but
> >> it comes in the form of an MSI (Microsoft Installer) file, not a QTX
> >> file.
> > An MSI is a (compressed) application installer, much like many EXE's.
> > In other words, there's probably a qtx inside it, but you'll need a
> > Windows environment to get at it.
> I got the Blackmagic codec for XP to work on Fedora 6. After installing
> the MSI file on a Windows box, I transferred the BMDCodecLib.dll file to
> my F6 system and installed the DLL file into /usr/local/lib/codecs with
> the others. I added the following to codecs.conf:
> videocodec qtv210
> info "Win32/QuickTime Blackmagic 10Bit"
> status working
> fourcc v210
> driver vfw
> dll "BMDCodecLib.dll"
> out BGR32
> Setting the driver to qtvideo fails because qtvideo appears to only
> check for the various Quicktime DLLs, typically using the qtx suffix.
> But, the vfw driver worked. Maybe one of the developers will add this
> entry to the default codecs.conf.
Please upload a sample file and the dll to our ftp
ftp://upload.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/incoming/ and then tell us the file
Better is the enemy of good enough.
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