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Old 03-10-10, 12:31 PM   #278
Stephen Warren
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Default Re: VDPAU testing tool

The whole point of most (all?) video codecs is that they are lossy, and hence can achieve some compression.

If you want lossless, then I guess you'll have to capture raw RGB images and use e.g. bzip2 to compress them, but the compression rate won't be very good. I don't know if there's really a standard format for this, since practically nobody does this.

Last edited by Stephen Warren; 03-10-10 at 09:01 PM. Reason: First sentence should say lossy not lossless. Thanks Carl.
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