[FFmpeg-user] Command line -b:v 20M Bitrate spikes to 65000

bdkneela at yahoo.com bdkneela at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 29 01:40:28 CET 2011

I want to try that, however i cannot seem to find a good reference as to what values to use for -bufsize. Also if i use maxrate and bufsize, do i still need -b:v ?  As you can tell i am a little out of my depth here with command line. 

Any suggestions?

On Nov 28, 2011, at 7:16 PM, Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:

> Brian Kneeland <bdkneela <at> yahoo.com> writes:
>> ffmpeg.exe -i .\test.mkv -vcodec mpeg2video -f mpegts -b:v 20M -r 23.98
>> -acodec ac3 -ac 6 -ab 448k .\test.ts
>> Is there a way to modify my command to hard cap the bitrate of the file at
>> 20,000 or 25,000 kbps?
> Did you try -bufsize and -maxrate as suggested in the manual?
> Carl Eugen
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