[MEncoder-users] 1st pass encoding log

Jan Knutar jknutar at nic.fi
Sat Feb 14 08:24:32 CET 2009

On Saturday 14 February 2009, Stjepan Brbot wrote:
> Hi all,
> can one use the same 1st pass encoding log file for different 2nd
> pass encodings? (xvid encoding)
> For example I'd like to encode the same movie with bitrate=2000 and
> bitrate=1000. Can I use 1st pass log file from first encoding
> (bitrate=2000) for additional only 2nd pass encoding (bitrate=1000)
> or I have to encode again 1st pass log because I use different
> bitrates?

With xvid you can use the same log file. xvid does first pass with a 
fixed quantizer anyway, so as long as you only change the bitrate, the 
result should be the same.

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