H.264/AVC Scalability Extension (SVC)


SVC was developed as an extension of H.264/AVC. It provides support for temporal, spatial, SNR and combined scalability.

SVC reference software

The SVC reference software can be found in the following git repository:

The software is also available as part of the respective ITU-T and ISO/IEC standards:

Overview Papers

JVT chairs

  • Jens-Rainer Ohm
  • Gary J. Sullivan