[theora] Consulting replace FFmpeg with Theora

dos386 dos386 at gmail.com
Sat May 9 01:56:54 PDT 2009

> consult that whether FFmpeg could be replaced with Theora in our project.


> recommend  us Theora and Vorbis because they are BSD-like License.

Good idea. :-)

> Therefore, i hope someone could offer me a advice on:
> can we replace FFmpeg with Theora in premise that

Funny. The primary design goal of FFMPEG is support of PROPRIETARY
video and audio codecs. If you need any of them, Theora won't help you
at all.

If you need just 1 audio and 1 video codec, then Theora + Vorbis is a
very good idea.

> no function loses?

You will loose support of all the proprietary codecs + formats, Theora
is a video codec, not a drop-in replacement of FFMPEG.

~~~ wow ~~~

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