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Snow is a wavelet based video codec being developed by Michael Niedermayer for the ffmpeg project. It's in the early stages of developement and is similiar to 3-D discrete wavelet transform based codecs, like Ogg Tarkin. It can compress both lossy and lossless data.

Technical information

  • 9/7 Compact Biorthogonal Wavelets
  • 5/3 Compact Biorthogonal Wavelets
  • 13/7 Compact Biorthogonal Wavelets

Snow uses these wavelets similiar to the Daubechies 9/7 Biorthogonal type, including some experimental motion estimation techniques.

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