[FFmpeg-user] Lossless x264

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Mon Jan 16 02:23:40 CET 2012

dE . <de.techno <at> gmail.com> writes:

> If I specify a high bitrate in order to ensure lossless quality, the 

"high bitrate" and "lossless" are not compatible (you cannot specify a bitrate
for lossless).

> bitrate becomes really high even for videos at horrible quality. The 
> results --> original is larger than encoded.
> So my question here is -- is there anyway to get lossless, yet with good 
> sizes (i.e. I'm asking for efficiency here). mpeg4 appears to do this.

Note that the mpeg4 ASP specification does not support lossless.

Carl Eugen

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