[MEncoder-users] Trouble transcoding 1080i "video" to NTSC DVD

Nico Sabbi nicola_sabbi at fastwebnet.it
Thu Mar 9 20:18:21 CET 2006

Walter Belhaven wrote:

>Nico Sabbi <nsabbi at email.it> wrote:
>>unfortunately, when I developed the current mpeg muxer I could only
>>test it on a very permissive dvd stb. Now that I have replaced it
>>a less permissive one I can experience the same stuttering.
>>In short: I have begun to rewrite parts of the code to respect
>>buffering constraints that  are  currently ignored, but it's a quite 
>>difficult task
>>that is only half way. In the meantime try to use -of lavf -lavfopts 
>Hi Nico,
>Thanks for the reply.  I'll check into lavf.  Do I understand correctly
>that it's the "mpeg container" that's causing the problem?  


>If so, I
>should be able to use my same command line, with the exception of
>outputting a raw video stream (m2v), then muxing that with the AC3
>audio stream in another application.  Is that correct?
BTW, I forgot to add an important particular: when using -of lavf you should
never encode with B-frames

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