Schroedinger 1.0.11

A new release of Schrödinger is available. Schrödinger (or “schro”
for short) is a cross-platform implementation of the Dirac video
compression specification as a C library. Many media frameworks
such as GStreamer and ffmpeg and applications such as VLC use schro
to encode and decode Dirac video.


The Dirac project maintains two encoder implementations: dirac-research, a research encoder, and Schrödinger, which is meant for user applications. Schrödinger outperforms dirac-research in most encoding situations, both in terms of encoding speed and visual quality.

Roadmap: Only a few people are working on schro, and only part time, so new features will happen only slowly.

Contributors to this release:

David Schleef (Entropy Wave)

Information about Orc:

New in 1.0.11

– Added 10-bit and 16-bit support to both the encoder and decoder.
Only works in intra mode. Tested formats are 16-bit 4:4:4 and
10-bit 4:2:2.

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