[MEncoder-users] Question: 2-Pass Encoding No Bitrate Specification
dalias at aerifal.cx
Wed Sep 13 19:41:40 CEST 2006
On Wed, Sep 13, 2006 at 06:41:57PM +0300, andreil1 at starlett.lv wrote:
> The question is - how to get rid of explicit bitrate specification (2-
> pass encoding seem to require)? I would like to use this script for
> batch converting, and there are files with both high and low bitrate.
> Is there something like "best guess by mencoder itself"?
2pass is pointless unless you're trying to meet a target bitrate. If
you want constant quality use vqscale=2 or 3 but it will waste a good
deal of space on scenes that don't need it IMO.. You might be able to
overcome this with clever use of the adaptive quantization options..
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