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Developed by x264 team
Operating system Cross-platform
Type Multimedia framework
License GPL
Website http://www.videolan.org/developers/x264.html

x264 is a free software library for encoding H.264/MPEG-4 AVC video streams. The code is developed by Laurent Aimar, Loren Merritt, Eric Petit (OS X), Min Chen (vfw/asm), Justin Clay (vfw), Måns Rullgård, Radek Czyz, Christian Heine (asm), Alex Izvorski, and Alex Wright. It is released under the terms of the GNU General Public License.


[edit] Number of graphical user interfaces

Several graphical user interfaces have been made for the command line version, including Staxrip, MeGUI, AutoAC and a x264CLI GUI (requires .NET (1.1) framework).

[edit] Capabilities

As of August 2008, x264 implements more features than any other H.264 encoder.

[edit] Comparison with other codecs

x264 has won awards in the following codec comparisons:

[edit] x264 frontends

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