[MPlayer-users] Are mencoder lossless codecs really lossless?

Krzysztof Duchnowski amidk75 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 9 10:52:23 CEST 2013

On 09.07.2013 10:05, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> James Board <jpboard2 at yahoo.com> wrote:

>> So, my question is this: are those codecs really lossless?  Bit-exact
>> lossless?  Or are they merely pretty good?

> Yes, of course. Why else would they be called that?
> But the codec being lossless doesn't necessarily mean all other parts involved in transcoding are lossless.

It's like with audio encoding.
FALC is lossless, but if you encode 24/96 WAVE to 16/48 FLAC then you
loss data.

Krzysztof 'DK75' Duchnowski
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