[FFmpeg-user] max bitrate for vob

Moritz Barsnick barsnick at gmx.net
Wed Sep 16 00:06:49 CEST 2015

On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 22:50:54 +0100, Kieran O Leary wrote:
> > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DVD-Video#Data_rate states: "...a maximum of
> > 9.80 Mbit/s can be used for video alone..."
> I would recommend not declaring a bitrate at all if using -target
> ntsc-dvd. You are using a preset for NTSC DVDs which is already
> declaring various average/min/max bitrates within the DVD spec. I
> think the PAL preset averages about 6Mbits per second from my
> experience and produces very nice looking images.

Totally agree.

Just for info: For the ntsc-dvd target, ffmpeg sets the max rate at


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