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Re: [MPlayer-users] Help w/ Mencoder anyone? DVD->DivX + TVcapture->DivX
On Fri, Dec 13, 2002 at 06:48:35PM -0800, Corey Hickey wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Dark Avenger wrote:
> >[Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> >I need some hints+tips for encoding files, because I don't think I'm doing
> >it as well as it can be done:
> There were a couple good threads on this recently. Search the mailing
> list archives for "encoding quality advices" and "insane compulsive
> maniacal mencoder settings" (I think I got those titles right). Also
> look through some of the files in DOCS/tech.
> If your computer is fast enough to encode in realtime, then that might
> be your best bet. If it isn't, or you want to use 2/3 pass encoding
> (usually a good idea), then you might want to first use a really low
> compression like you said. I can't give you any direct advice on this,
> but try experimenting with mpeg2 and mpeg4 at high bitrates to find a
> something that works well with your system and has high quality.
The main way to speed things up for live encoding is not to use motion
vectors. You can use an intra-only codec like mjpeg (good for very
slow systems like mine) or mpeg1 or mpeg4 with vme=0 or keyint=0.
vme=0 will give better compression than keyint=0, but will take more