[MEncoder-users] Recoding RM files for iPod

RC cooleyr at gmail.com
Fri Dec 28 01:43:26 CET 2007

On Thu, 27 Dec 2007 17:56:01 +0100
"Ulf Magnusson" <ulfalizer at gmail.com> wrote:

> MEncoder (as of writing) seems to produce a broken MP4 container that
> won't be accepted by iTunes. 

Mencoder's MP4 muxer (via lavf) works fine, and is accepted by iTunes. 
Has been for at least a year.

> Some googling suggests that 768 kbps is the limit for the current
> generation of iPods.

~750 is the maximum bitrate for 320:240 content, but 640:480 content
(with the proper hacks for iTunes) can use ~1.5mbps.

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