[FFmpeg-user] Generating bloated videos

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Sun Jun 4 18:23:10 EEST 2023

Am 04.06.23 um 13:40 schrieb Cecil Westerhof via ffmpeg-user:
> Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net> writes:
>> Am 04.06.23 um 12:44 schrieb Cecil Westerhof via ffmpeg-user:
>>> Bouke / Videotoolshed <bouke at videotoolshed.com> writes:t I’ve never seen in myself.
>>>> Brings me to the low quality, note that noise is very hard to compress.
>>> That can be true, but still the behaviour is strange. Veryfast giving
>>> more compression as slower and every compression giving more data as
>>> the original.
>> common sense
>> "veryfast" don't optimize quality which in doubt increase size
> I do not find that common sense. I would expect that if compressing
> would increase the size no compressing would be done.

but video encoding is NOT only compressing - it's a tradeoff between 
quality and size

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