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YV12 QuickTime Codec... This codec probably won't be all that useful to anyone who isn't involved in developing image processing or compression/decompression software. YV12 is a planar Y'CbCr 4:2:0 image format, and is often used as an intermediate format by reference codecs such as the ISO/IEC MPEG-4 video decoder reference code. It's not a very good choice for end users, because it doesn't really compress video that much, and it stores pixel data in a manner that's not particularly convenient for playback.

That said, you might find this codec useful if you're a developer working in image processing. As mentioned above, YV12 is a


Mac OS X 10.4 or later, QuickTime 7.0 or later

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Version Downloads 1,111
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Date 13 Jan 2008
Platform OS X / PPC 32 / Intel 32
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