[FFmpeg-user] Getting x265 parameter help

Mike Brown brown at mrvideo.vidiot.com
Tue Dec 1 20:17:28 CET 2015

On Tue, Dec 01, 2015 at 09:43:27AM -0900, Lou wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Dec 2015 12:03:32 -0600
> Mike Brown <brown at mrvideo.vidiot.com> wrote:
> > Sorry, I missed this response.
> > 
> > All of the x265 static binaries that I've downloaded for my XP-64 system
> > all fail with a KERNEL32.dll error.  There is a routine that it is looking
> > for that is not in the kernel DLL.
> > 
> > MB
> I am ignorant of the details of this issue, but it is not surprising
> that nobody wants to volunteer to make a build that works on an
> ancient, dead OS that is no longer supported by its upstream.
> Did you try a 32-bit build? You may have to compile it yourself if you
> can't find a build that works: x265 has a WINXP_SUPPORT cmake option.

Yep, tried 32 bit and 64 bit, from a couple of places.  The reason for XP is
that there are programs that I have that have not been updated for Win7, or
later.  That said, I have a new box that I will be putting Win7 on, as
it will be the main Adobe software platform.  But, if I have to move x265
over to it, I will.

I'm not set up to do any compiles.

That said, I've found, so far, that using superfast and crf=28 has been working
really great for me.

The only issue that I have, covered in another e-mail thread, is getting
AVIsynth scripting to work.  If I can get it working, ffmpeg will do the

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