[FFmpeg-user] Playback problems for video compressed as lossless H.264

Paul B Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Mon Jul 23 13:37:28 CEST 2012

On 7/23/12, Misha Penkov <misha.penkov at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm compressing a video with ffmpeg and libx264.  I want lossless
> compression:
> ffmpeg -i h.264/00.mp4 -vcodec libx264 -g 30 -qmax 0 -y bad.mp4 > bad.txt
> 2>&1
> If I try to play back the file in any standard video player (e.g.
> VLC), then the video does not play back smoothly, and many frames are

VLC, unlike mplayer, is not standard video player.

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