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Re: Digital video recording software

On Wed, Dec 25, 2002 at 03:46:00PM +0100, Richard Atterer wrote:
>   - record full-resolution TV. Possible with "streamer" (without dropped
>     frames if you do it right!), except that rgb15 format eats 1.3 GB per
>     minute. There's a nice fast GPLd lossless compression codec called
>     "huffyuv", but apparently there's no way to use it for encoding under
>     Linux. Hopefully mencoder will be able to use it at some point.

libavcodec (which mencoder uses) has some support for huffyuv. I'm not
sure how mature it is, but
http://ffmpeg.sourceforge.net/ffmpeg-doc.html#SEC16 indicates that
encoding and decoding are supported.

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