FFV1 Video Coding Format Version 0, 1, and 3
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cellar                                                    M. Niedermayer
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Intended status: Standards Track                                 D. Rice
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                                                             J. Martinez
                                                          April 22, 2018

              FFV1 Video Coding Format Version 0, 1, and 3
                       draft-ietf-cellar-ffv1-02

Abstract

   This document defines FFV1, a lossless intra-frame video encoding
   format.  FFV1 is designed to efficiently compress video data in a
   variety of pixel formats.  Compared to uncompressed video, FFV1
   offers storage compression, frame fixity, and self-description, which
   makes FFV1 useful as a preservation or intermediate video format.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   2.  Notation and Conventions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     2.1.  Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     2.2.  Conventions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
       2.2.1.  Arithmetic operators  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
       2.2.2.  Assignment operators  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
       2.2.3.  Comparison operators  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
       2.2.4.  Mathematical functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       2.2.5.  Order of operation precedence . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       2.2.6.  Pseudo-code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       2.2.7.  Range . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       2.2.8.  NumBytes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       2.2.9.  Bitstream functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
   3.  General Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     3.1.  Border  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     3.2.  Samples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     3.3.  Median predictor  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     3.4.  Context . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     3.5.  Quantization Table Sets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     3.6.  Quantization Table Set indexes  . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     3.7.  Color spaces  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       3.7.1.  YCbCr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       3.7.2.  RGB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     3.8.  Coding of the Sample Difference . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
       3.8.1.  Range coding mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
       3.8.2.  Golomb Rice mode  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
   4.  Bitstream . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
     4.1.  Configuration Record  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
       4.1.1.  reserved_for_future_use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
       4.1.2.  configuration_record_crc_parity . . . . . . . . . . .  21
       4.1.3.  Mapping FFV1 into Containers  . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
     4.2.  Frame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
     4.3.  Slice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
     4.4.  Slice Header  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
       4.4.1.  slice_x . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
       4.4.2.  slice_y . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
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