[theora] Lossless Video Codec

Benjamin M. Schwartz bmschwar at fas.harvard.edu
Fri Jul 9 15:22:35 PDT 2010

On 07/09/2010 07:20 PM, Daniel Hendrycks wrote:
> Hi, has the subject of creating a lossless video codec been considered?
> I know Dirac is available, but it is a hybrid;

There's nothing wrong with a hybrid.

> saving a file and having
> to set a compression setting is not very intuitive for a novice.

All lossless compressors (FLAC, PNG, zip, etc.) have a compression
setting.  They trade off compression for CPU time.  I don't see a problem

> Why not start a project page? 

Code first. Webpage second.


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