[FFmpeg-user] Converted file size is bigger than source

Andrew Berg bahamutzero8825 at gmail.com
Sat May 28 06:23:39 CEST 2011

On 2011.05.27 06:35 AM, Vishal Nikam wrote:
> Here is my command.
> ffmpeg -i CCC2009Sampler.wmv -acodec aac -vcodec libx264 -fpre "libx264-lossless_ultrafast.ffpreset" -crf 18 -strict experimental -y CCC2009Sampler.mp4
Consider using a slower preset (ultrafast is really ineffecient compared
to the slower presets; even simply turning CABAC on will drastically
increase quality at the same bitrate) and/or using a higher CRF value
(to decrease bitrate and quality).

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