Compressed Formats

Table 2.9. Compressed Image Formats

IdentifierCodeDetails
V4L2_PIX_FMT_JPEG'JPEG'TBD. See also VIDIOC_G_JPEGCOMP, VIDIOC_S_JPEGCOMP.
V4L2_PIX_FMT_MPEG'MPEG'MPEG multiplexed stream. The actual format is determined by extended control V4L2_CID_MPEG_STREAM_TYPE, see Table 1.2, “Codec Control IDs”.
V4L2_PIX_FMT_H264'H264'H264 video elementary stream with start codes.
V4L2_PIX_FMT_H264_NO_SC'AVC1'H264 video elementary stream without start codes.
V4L2_PIX_FMT_H264_MVC'M264'H264 MVC video elementary stream.
V4L2_PIX_FMT_H263'H263'H263 video elementary stream.
V4L2_PIX_FMT_MPEG1'MPG1'MPEG1 video elementary stream.
V4L2_PIX_FMT_MPEG2'MPG2'MPEG2 video elementary stream.
V4L2_PIX_FMT_MPEG4'MPG4'MPEG4 video elementary stream.
V4L2_PIX_FMT_XVID'XVID'Xvid video elementary stream.
V4L2_PIX_FMT_VC1_ANNEX_G'VC1G'VC1, SMPTE 421M Annex G compliant stream.
V4L2_PIX_FMT_VC1_ANNEX_L'VC1L'VC1, SMPTE 421M Annex L compliant stream.
V4L2_PIX_FMT_VP8'VP80'VP8 video elementary stream.