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Old October 25th, 2017, 04:53 PM   #1
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CineForm SDK is now open source

Just in case you missed the news, the CineForm SDK for encoding and decoder any CineForm images is now open source. read more

Blog: GoPro/CineForm Insider: CineForm Goes Open Source
Byline: https://gopro.com/news/gopro-open-so...cineform-codec
GitHub: https://gopro.github.io/cineform-sdk/
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Old October 25th, 2017, 04:57 PM   #2
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Very cool!
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Old October 25th, 2017, 05:18 PM   #3
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Excellent news, David.
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Old October 25th, 2017, 07:19 PM   #4
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Wow! Top news! Has been one of my fave codecs since its inception. Now hopefully others will pick it up.
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Old October 25th, 2017, 11:08 PM   #5
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That's really cool David! Congratulations. And thanks!
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Old October 29th, 2017, 12:29 PM   #6
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Thought that would never happen ! Finally some prospect of a Cineform encoder in ffmpeg. Also the existing ffmpeg Cineform decoder, that was developed by reverse engineering, is not well optimised; the original code is several times faster and has all features, so hopefully someone will port it also.
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Old November 13th, 2017, 06:02 AM   #7
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The latest Lightworks V14.1 beta now has CineForm as an option for transcoding and exporting.
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Old November 22nd, 2017, 04:58 AM   #8
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This is very good news. Selling cineform to gopro was a very big mistake. I hope some of the tools will also be available. Particularly the ability to multiplex and demultiplex 3d streams. I would also like to be able have a container wich supports cineform with 5.1 audio. As far as I am aware the avi and mov containers only support stereo with cineform.
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> As far as I am aware the avi and mov containers only support stereo with cineform

Why do you think so? AFAIK there is no restriction of audio based on video. If some programs do impose such limitations they must be mad.
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