[MEncoder-users] Encoding animation without shuttering

Tomasz Jamroszczak jamrok at gazeta.pl
Tue Feb 21 21:52:15 CET 2012

Dnia 20-02-2012 o 22:33:32 Reimar Döffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> napisał(a):

> Not sure what you mean by "jittering", but please use x264 profiles, like "slow" instead of all those options (except for crf, that one you'll still need).

	By jittering I mean 2 FPS in some places.

> Especially setting qp_min is just wrong when you want high quality and don't care much about size.
> Also crf=21 is rather high for your purposes.
> If whatever you use to play back supports it, you should probably also encode to 10 bit, it should give better quality especially with animation.
> Though honestly with 6 minutes of 900x600 the only thing you probably _need_ to do is get rid of all the really horrible options and set a low crf value.

	Great, following command does produce good enough quality and plays smoothly:

mencoder -vf pp=lb in.mov -o out.avi -ovc x264 -x264encopts preset=slow:tune=animation:crf=10 -oac pcm


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