[theora] Theora on 1GHz G4 processor

Ralph Giles giles at xiph.org
Wed Jul 22 10:46:59 PDT 2009

On Mon, May 25, 2009 at 9:38 AM, Stefan Monnier<monnier at iro.umontreal.ca> wrote:

> Any hint of what I might want to try to do?  IIUC VLC uses libtheora
> which doesn't use AltiVec instructions.  Is there some theora decoder
> around that does make better use of my G4?

That is correct. You might try one of the recent 1.1alpha releases of
libtheora. These are a little bit faster, even in C only. Otherwise,
someone would have to implement some of the hotspots in altivec.


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