[FFmpeg-user] Problem with lowering bit rate

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Sat Nov 10 13:32:43 CET 2012

ywoon <yee.woon2 <at> gmail.com> writes:

>     Stream #0:0: Video: h264 (Constrained Baseline), yuv420p, 
> 720x576 [SAR 16:15 DAR 4:3], 50 kb/s, 25 tbr, 1k tbn, 50 tbc

> As you  see, I want the video bit rate to be 50, but its 300+, 
> what's wrong?

Looks like 50kb to me, don't you agree?

Generally, it makes more sense to provide the output of the 
actual encode you tested, not just the output of 
ffmpeg -i output_file
(And please always provide actually working command lines, 
the commands you provided look as if they would not work.)

Carl Eugen

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