[FFmpeg-user] Converting numerous files to h264

Boštjan Strojan bostjan.strojan at gmail.com
Sun Nov 11 21:36:07 CET 2012

On Sun, Nov 11, 2012 at 8:59 PM, Dielson Sales
<dielsonscarvalho at gmail.com> wrote:
> I would follow this guide[1] and choose a crf value instead of defining a
> bitrate, hence
> you can think of quality instead of bitrate. If I'm not mistaken, choosing
> a fixed bitrate
> value can lead to different results depending on the input characteristics,
> such as
> resolution, am I right?
> [1] http://ffmpeg.org/trac/ffmpeg/wiki/x264EncodingGuide

Absolutely, crf is the way to go.

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