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FPS1 Revisited

May 20th, 2005 by Multimedia Mike

Roine Gustafsson has contributed an open source FPS1 decoder implementation to the FFmpeg project. Note that there are 3 different FPS1 versions and the decoder only supports the first 2. But this is a good start. Check out CVS. And samples are here.

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Cursory Fraps FPS1 Research

January 13th, 2005 by Multimedia Mike

A user on one of the FFmpeg mailing lists brought to our attention a codec called FPS1. The company behind this codec is named Fraps. The application domain for this codec is apparently real-time screen capture of computer game animation, such as in popular first-person shooter games, hence the clever FOURCC FPS1.

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