[gst-devel] H.264 encoder for Debian

Tim-Philipp Müller t.i.m at zen.co.uk
Sat Apr 25 17:08:21 CEST 2009

On Sat, 2009-04-25 at 17:27 +0300, Felipe Contreras wrote:

> > Debian has removed the H264 encoder plugin from the
> > gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad package for legal reasons.
> > They think it might be a problem according to Software patents
> That would be 'ugly', 'bad' means the quality is not so good.

I think he was referring to the x264enc plugin, which is in
gst-plugins-bad and which Debian doesn't ship.

There might be external repositories which provide it though, such as
debian-multimedia.org (no idea how good their packages are).


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