YV12 QuickTime Codec

1.0b3 13 Jan 2008

For developers working in image processing.

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Developer website: Unthinkable Research LLC

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 planar format, meaning that for each image, the luma data for all pixels is stored consecutively, followed by the chroma data - this method of accessing pixel components is convenient for many image processing techniques.

The YV12 QuickTime Codec consists of an image decompressor component, an image compressor component, a movie importer component, and a movie exporter component.

Requirements

Mac OS X 10.4 or later, QuickTime 7.0 or later

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Downloads
1,127
Version Downloads
1,127
Type
Multimedia Design / Video
License
Free
Date
13 Jan 2008
Platform
OS X / PPC 32 / Intel 32
Price
Free