[MEncoder-users] use of divx2pass.log

Guillaume POIRIER poirierg at gmail.com
Sat Jan 14 17:21:03 CET 2006

On 1/14/06, Uzu Maki <tsukune at gmail.com> wrote:
> when encoding with xvid i get a "divx2pass.log" file after 1rst pass.
> sometimes I re-encode with another video bitrate...
> my question is: can I keep this file and use it again to skip to 2nd
> pass directly?
> even though I changed the bitrate?
> or must I redo the 1rst pass and delete this file made during the 1rst
> try/encoding?

AFAIK, XviD ignores bitrate on first pass, and does a constant quant
encode. So yes, you can use whatever bitrate you fancy on 2nd pass, it
doesn't matter.

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