[haiku-development] Re: Video Mixer

On 2009-03-10, François Revol <revol@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > Has any thought been given to developing a Video Mixer in the same
> > manner as the Audio Mixer?
> >
> > Something that takes multiple inputs of any format and outputs a
> > format useable by the current display?
> >
> > This would simplify video decoders (most of which seem to implement
> > their own colour conversion).  A decoder can then just output their
> > best format which is usually the one they work in internally.
>
> it's a conversion node you want then ...

Sure, but I believe it should be part of the media kit.

> > Also, when we want to add subtitles we will need to be able to merge
> > 2
> > video streams (video + subtitle)
>
> At least on local scree subs are usually rendered over the overlay...

Any reason why?

What if overlay is not supported?

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Cheers
David

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