[MEncoder-users] Ogg Theora and Mencoder

RC cooleyr at gmail.com
Tue Dec 4 04:14:47 CET 2007

On Mon, 3 Dec 2007 20:53:10 +0100
Reimar Döffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de> wrote:

> Even if you use Theora for video, please do _not_ use ogg as
> container, it is a horrible format. There are a lot of saner ones like
> Matroska, nut, even AVI I'd consider better (though that one has
> problems with Vorbis)...

It's just unfortunate that mkv actually has more overhead than Ogg.

And I generally wouldn't recomend creating files that are unnecessarily
incompatible with commonly available software, just to avoid a few
annoyances of dealing with Ogg.

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