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Which version of H263 does libavcodec support?

I'm looking for H263 2000 (v3/H263++) support, but I can't verify anywhere that that's what being supported.

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Since FFmpeg official documentation (libavcodec is part of ffmpeg) states that only these versions of H263 are supported:

  1. H.263 / H.263-1996
  2. H.263+ / H.263-1998 / H.263 version 2

I think it would be a fair shot to presume that H263++ isn't supported by libavcodec (the official docs don't include it). To be 100% sure, I'd check it traditional way - download libavcodec and try to use it with a sample H263++ video ;)

BTW - I think this question belongs to superuser.

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Thanks. From what I've read H.264+ and H.264++ isn't vary different. Regarding: superuser/serverfault, I'm always confused about which to use, for what I care they all could be merge and filtered by tags instead. –  Johan Carlsson Feb 12 '10 at 13:42

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