[opensource-dev] J2C fast decoder

Tofu Linden tofu at lindenlab.com
Fri Sep 3 10:29:04 PDT 2010

Altair Sythos Memo wrote:
> i'm testing in RL office (not or a viewer) JasPer decoder for JPG2000
> images, after a short test with openjpeg2000 from EPFL we have tested
> last 3 days JasPer (only a POC apps to do some bench), we must do a lot
> of work too, but this is a lil question... anybody here around never
> tried it as alternative to OpenJPEG/KDU in a viewer?
> ref: 
> http://www.ece.uvic.ca/~mdadams/jasper/

Chiming in late - when we were looking for a happy-licensed KDU
alternative (mid-late 2007) we tested both OpenJPEG and JasPer against a
typical SL data set.

OpenJPEG was (a bit) faster and better-maintained, so we went with

Lots of things (dominant system architectures, our usage patterns,
project churn) have changed since then - re-evaluation is a great
idea.  Although the library's speed is only one of many axes. :)


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