[theora] lossless codec

dos386 dos386 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 20 00:39:32 PDT 2008

Tom Sparks wrote:

> witch is the best lossless video codec that ffmpeg/ffmpeg2theora supports?

FT doesn't support lossless at all. FFMPEG supports HuffYUV and
YUV4MPEG (uncompressed).

> Is it worth using dirac yet?

It isn't available for now: format not frozen, no support in MP/ME, in
FFMPEG it doesn't work :-(

I doubt that Theora-lossless would be doable/useful ... maybe
OGG-HuffYUV could be a more interesting idea ?

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