[theora] Theora decoding performance
Benjamin M. Schwartz
bmschwar at fas.harvard.edu
Wed May 18 06:09:34 PDT 2011
On 05/18/2011 02:38 AM, fboehm wrote:
> As far as my very limited knowledge goes the Theora video format is less
> complex than H.264 (High Profile for example). Please correct me if I am
> Does this also mean that I can expect that decoding a Theora stream is
> easier/faster to decode than a H.264 stream with comparable quality / or
> comparable bitrate?
> At least as long as no hardware video
> acceleration comes into play.
Yes. In pure software decode, decoding Theora will generally be faster
than decoding H.264 (especially High Profile), all else being equal.
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