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This work is inspired by Jim Lindner’ Filmic project and by in-depth discussions with Claudio Weidmann. The MSMI video codec is developed since early 2017 by Reto Kromer, who first presented it publicly in 2018.
The openMSMI package contains the libmsmi C library, implementing the MSMI video codec, and the openmsmi Bash command−line interface to libmsmi, allowing to encode, decode, play and analyse multispectral moving images. The package is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License and is provided «as is» without warranty or support of any kind.
A PDF of the current man page is available.
The source code will become freely available, as soon as a public beta not requiring special user’s skills will be released. Our inner circle can already install and test an alpha, which comes with a short test file, by running the following command:
The Homebrew/Linuxbrew formula has been successfully tested on x86_64 architectures running on the following operating systems: