[MEncoder-users] x264 lossless, or is it?

n0dalus n0dalus at gmail.com
Mon Dec 5 19:25:37 CET 2005

On 12/6/05, Matthias Wieser <mwieser at gmx.de> wrote:
> Am Montag, 5. Dezember 2005 19:02 schrieb n0dalus:
> > I don't know if it changes anything, but -vo png:z=9 is highly
> > compressed. You should be using png:z=0.
> PNG *is* lossless, so it does not matter if you use z=9 or z=1 or z=0.
>      Matthias

PNG is not necessarily lossless. Some programs reduce the amount of
colours in an image to improve compression.
Sorry about the confusion anway.


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