[MEncoder-users] b-frames, a/v-sync

Gábor Farkas gabor at nekomancer.net
Tue Feb 21 14:42:45 CET 2006

Guillaume POIRIER wrote:
> Hi,
> On 2/21/06, Gábor Farkas <gabor at nekomancer.net> wrote:
>> Guillaume POIRIER wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> On 2/21/06, gabor <gabor at nekomancer.net> wrote:
>>>> hi,
>>>> after reading the mplayer-dev/users lists for some time i'm a little
>>>> confused on this.
>>>> does encoding using b-frames (with "normal" mpeg4, or h264) work or does
>>>> not work correctly?
>>>> is there an audio/video desync?
>>>> because from the mailing lists it seems that there are problems,
>>>> on the other hands, documentation like:
>>>> http://www2.mplayerhq.hu/DOCS/HTML/en/menc-feat-x264.html
>>>> does not mention any possible problems.
>>>> so, what's the status? :)
>>> Corey's patches fix all the issues that I have experienced with MEncoder.
>>> Muxing with lavf with bframes isn't supposed to be fixed though.
>> so, what is fixed (with Corey's patches) and what is not :)
> All the bugs I've encountered have been fixed. All the other A/V sync
> issues ppl had are IMHO miss-use of MEncoder, exotic source or bad
> luck.
>>> As a side note: experimental patches are to be tested: so you are more
>>> than welcome to join the testing crew force. :)
>>> We could use of some help :)
>> thanks for the info.
>> unfortunately i do not have much time currently for testing (i was not
>> planning to do any encoding, i was just curious)
> Believe me, none of the regular testers or contributors have much time
> too. It's just a matter of where to put your priorities. 

i could have seen this coming, couldn't i? :))

>Yours are
> elsewhere, which is fine with me.


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