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Re: [MPlayer-dev-eng] MPlayer and raw video

On 01/26/2016 07:15 AM, Mats Peterson wrote:
MPlayer naively assumes that 'rawvideo' raw video from libavcodec
(whether it's contained in AVI, QuickTime or something else) contains
24-bit RGB triplets. It *can*, for pixel formats like rgb24 and bgr24,
but it can also be palettized or monochrome. Anything that's not
compressed/encoded. The following files with raw video will play without
video in MPlayer:

What's more, MPlayer misinterprets the negative height in the BITMAPINFOHEADER for the AVI files as being a very large unsigned value, rather than the indication of the video data being arranged top-to-bottom rather than bottom-to-top.


Mats Peterson
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