Author Topic: Cineform goes Open Source!  (Read 2172 times)

bpv5P

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Cineform goes Open Source!
« on: October 26, 2017, 07:50:06 AM »
Cineform goes Open Source!
The official blog post and the software development kit.

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One reason for keeping it closed, you might be surprised to hear, is that the codec's core tech was very simple. The codec idea was sketched out on a single piece of paper and the performance was determined first by counting the number of Intel instructions needed using an Excel spreadsheet -- even that fit on a single page.

timbytheriver

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Re: Cineform goes Open Source!
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2017, 03:48:43 PM »
Well I think that's great news! :) Does that mean that a developer could now build [say] a new colour grading app that leveraged CF's Active Metadata? It would be great to have a modern-coded lightweight [mac] app that replaced the old GoPro Studio Premium (which never got the love it deserved on the mac). Just wondering out loud…  ;D
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bouncyball

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Re: Cineform goes Open Source!
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2017, 06:25:32 PM »
This is really good news indeed :D. I've been waiting for this a long time.