[Matroska-devel] JPEG 2000 codec support

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Fri Feb 13 12:06:11 CET 2015

On Wed, 4 Feb 2015 15:37:29 +0000
Antonin Descampe <antonin.descampe at uclouvain.be> wrote:

> Dear Matroska developers ,
> In the context of an EU-funded project called PREFORMA dealing with long-term preservation archives, we need to wrap JPEG 2000 frames using MKV. 

That sounds insane to me. Why did they choose JPEG 2000? It has bad
support in open source and AFAIR has nothing on h264 as far as
compression efficiency and quality goes.

> I looked in mail archives and documentation, but it seems there is currently no such JPEG 2000 support within Matroska. 
> My questions:
> * Is there any plan to include JPEG 2000 as one of the supported codec in Matroska ? If yes, what would be the timeframe ?
> * Is there any work already done in that direction ?
> * What would be the steps to follow to get this codec supported by Matroska ?
> Many thanks in advance for any comment on that topic !
> Cheers,
> Antonin

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