|| ||Dirac <diracinfo-AT-rd.bbc.co.uk>|
|| ||Dirac 1.0.2 released|
|| ||Thu, 12 Feb 2009 16:14:40 +1100|
|| ||lwn-AT-lwn.net, zooko-AT-zooko.com|
Dirac 1.0.2 has been released. The release tarball can be downloaded
from http://diracvideo.org/download/dirac-research or
This a a minor release complying with the latest Dirac Bytestream
Specification 2.2.3. Changes in this release include
-Improved compression performance for small picture sizes and at low
-Included macros to check the API version.
-Improved motion estimation.
-New 422 <-> 420 conversion utilities for interlaced video.
-Fixed bugs in handling DC subband.
The following utilities have also been released.
-Updated version of the DirectShow filter to be able to play back Dirac
raw bytestreams or Dirac muxed in AVI in Windows Media Player and
MPlayer Classic. The filter installer can be downloaded from the Dirac
project page on Sourceforge or from
-The source and win32 binary of ffmpeg2dirac, a utility that
can transcode any multimedia format that can be decoded by FFmpeg
into Dirac video and Vorbis audio (if audio exists) muxed in Ogg. The
source and the win32 binary can be downloaded from the Dirac project
page on Sourceforge or from
Note that new patches for MPlayer and FFmpeg
will no longer be released because Dirac support
via Dirac and Schroedinger libraries is available
Latest information on Dirac and associated projects can be found at
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