[MEncoder-users] Converting 1080i to 720p [new to list]

Guillaume POIRIER poirierg at gmail.com
Wed Feb 22 17:54:25 CET 2006


On 2/22/06, Wayne Arant <wayne.arant at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all.
> I'm new to the list and mencoder.
> I have an HDTV capture that I have been having a lot of trouble with, and
> from my research It looks like it either changes framerate or (the more
> likely case) it is flipping back and forth between hard and soft telecined.
> I've tried several things just poking around, and I've been reading as much
> of the manual as I can follow, but I'm new to the whole idea (I previously
> only used GUI type programs to re-encode without much concern for the
> settings)
> I used this as my command line:
> mencoder -ovc lavc -oac copy -vf pullup,softskip -ofps 24000/1001 -laccopts
> vcodec=mpeg2video:trell:mbd=2 -o output.mpg input.ts
> What I end up with is a strange slow really choppy video with terrible green
> blocks all over the place.
> I tried to make sure I understood the options and that I did the right
> thing, but clearly this is wrong.
> Can someone shed some light on my problem for me?

You may want to dig the archives of MEncoder and/or MPlayer users mailing list.

Your question seem to correspond to a problem that's been discussed there.

Reinventing the wheel certainly is annoying, but as long as all other
wheels are square...

Reimar Döffinger

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