[theora-dev] encoder_example input formats
giles at xiph.org
Thu Oct 4 22:52:53 PDT 2007
On Thu, Oct 04, 2007 at 09:20:56PM -0700, Unga wrote:
> Please forgive me if this offend people but it seems
> ffmpeg2theora is a one-man work. I prefer a serious
> tool for serious work from a community supported
> organisation like xiph.
I certainly agree. The reason you don't see such a tool
1) It has so far been *less* than one man working on such
a thing. Thus ffmpeg2theora is the best general option,
despite being a "one-man work". This is also not strictly
true since ffmpeg has an active community of developers,
and this the the complex part of the tool.
2) The vast majority of video formats people want to encode
from are patented, and as such Xiph cannot provide an
official tool which supports them. MJPEG is on of the
few exceptions to this, of course.
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