[MEncoder-users] vcodec=h264

Loren Merritt lorenm at u.washington.edu
Tue Aug 22 22:26:16 CEST 2006

On Tue, 22 Aug 2006, Nicolas George wrote:

> I recently learned that "h264" was an accepted value for the vcodec option
> of -lavcopts. This raises several questions:
> - Why isn't it in the man (current SVN)? Was it just forgotten, or is it
>  undocumented on purpose?

It is undocumented because -ovc x264 is a better way to do the same thing.

> - How is it possible to give H.264-specific options, like 4x4mv?

H.264-specific options are not handled by -lavcopts.

> - Is it a call to x264? A fork of x264? A new implementation from scratch?
>  The log at the end certainly looks like the one from x264.

It's a call to x264.

--Loren Merritt

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