[Ffmpeg-devel] Differences between mencoder andffmpegwhenencoding using x264

Benjamin Larsson banan
Mon Feb 20 17:34:18 CET 2006

Luca Abeni wrote:

>Hi all,
>Ok, I think I tracked down part of the problem: it seems that the
>deblocking filter is involved (in ffmpeg, it is disabled by default. In
>mencoder and in the x264 CLI, it is enabled). Adding the "-loop" option
>to ffmpeg, the quality improves a lot (BTW: are "loop filter" and
>"deblocking filter" the same thing?).
No, the loop filter is part of the encoder/decoder, while a deblocking
can be used for postprocessing the decoded video.

>Can anyone confirm?
>			Thanks,
>				Luca

Benjamin Larsson

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