MSU Lossless Video
- FOURCCs: MSUD
- Website: http://www.compression.ru/video/ls-codec/index_en.html
- Samples: http://samples.mplayerhq.hu/V-codecs/msud/
MSU Lossless Video Codec is a lossless video compressor for AVI files written by Dmitry Vatolin, Dmitry Popov and Sergey Putilin. The codec is free for non-commercial use. The authors claim the codecs gives the highest compression ratio in the lossless video compression field. The results are very interesting. The web site provides some comparitions and it's noticeable efficient. The codec offers a bitwise equal compression, but it gives better results in YUV colorspaces. It offers some denoising algorithms that may improve the compression. The codec supports also interlaced input.