16 bit video RGBA

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  10 October 2012
16 bit video RGBA

Hi,

is it possible to render a video file in 16 bit RGBA? I'm on windows and I need to render a very high-resolution (4-5K) video file, and it does not seem to be possible...

Image sequences are not an option for this.

Thanks
 
  10 October 2012
No. If at all, it would be dependent on a proprietary CoDec like the ones associated with video capture hardware and those would be useless without the hardware. Circular argument of sorts...

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  10 October 2012
Thanks Mylenium!

I have done some tests... It's sad that I was never able to render to ProRES 4444 on my windows machine, it could have been the perfect solution. So it seems that I will be forced to render an 8 bit file. I have very good results in size and quality with a quicktime PNG. I might try with Jpeg2000, I just received this link yesterday: http://www.fnordware.com/j2k/.

Maybe with this format I could keep my file size low and they say it's a lossless compression. I said image sequences were not an option but I'll try it anyway. Cheers
 
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