[MEncoder-users] mpg to mp4 help

Bill Moseley moseley at hank.org
Thu Dec 27 05:04:29 CET 2007

On Wed, Dec 26, 2007 at 07:22:33PM -0800, Ken Murray wrote:
> On Dec 26, 2007 5:16 PM, Bill Moseley <moseley at hank.org> wrote:
> > Playing example.MP4.
> > Quicktime/MOV file format detected.
> > VIDEO:  [avc1]  352x240  24bpp  29.970 fps    0.0 kbps ( 0.0 kbyte/s)
> If you know that it works with video at 320x240, why are you encoding
> at 352x240?

I was just keeping the original format.

> > AUDIO: 44100 Hz, 2 ch, s16le, 132.9 kbit/9.42% (ratio: 16617->176400)
> What an odd bitrate.  Again, if you know that it works with audio at
> 48000 Hz and 128.0 kbit, why are you encoding at 44100 Hz and 132.9
> kbit?
> Why don't you give yourself half a chance of success by first encoding
> your videos into a format that's known to work?

Sounds like a good idea.  You want to give me the other half a chance
and offer up some examples? ;)

I'm away from that machine now but both my attempts of resampling the
audio and resizing failed.  Hum, looking at the man page now I see I
tried using -vf scale, which probably isn't correct.  Yes, I'm not
very familiar with the details of encoding.

Bill Moseley
moseley at hank.org

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