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Why does video quality look better over Linux(Fedora 21) than on Windows?

asked 2015-03-10 04:54:26 -0500

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updated 2015-03-10 14:48:46 -0500

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I don't whether other see it or not but Video quality definately looks better on Linux (Fedora 21) than my dual boot windows. I am using Descret graphics settings on my Laptop(Acer 5745G), and on windows the video looks less sharp and crisp. So, is there a specific reason or am I being delusional?

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answered 2015-03-10 14:49:30 -0500

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The video decoders such as ffmpeg are known to be very high quality and might be part of the reason.

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Hmm seems so, me colleague suggested me it may be due to clean UI (He uses Klite codec with ffdshow decoder on windows). In windows we see a relevant amount of noise on borders of a window. Even if visual effects are chosen over performance. Thanks, for info I will try it myself over windows.

Xperience gravatar imageXperience ( 2015-03-11 00:36:37 -0500 )edit

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