[Matplotlib-devel] switch default to h264

Ryan May rmay31 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 12 18:23:52 EDT 2016


I'm happy to sign off on a PR to set better animation defaults. I'd be
happy to test here on OSX. Can anyone validate our choice on windows?


On Fri, Aug 12, 2016 at 3:06 PM, Eric Firing <efiring at hawaii.edu> wrote:

> Ryan,
> Is there any reason not to switch the animation.codec default to 'h264'?
> I can make a PR to do this for 2.0 if you approve.  (This is motivated by
> my thrashing around yesterday trying to get an animation to work on Linux
> and Mac.  There were a variety of problems, but my impression is that using
> h264 was one of the keys to success.)
> Eric

Ryan May
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