[MPlayer-dev-eng] [BUG] encoding with xvid is totally messed

Martin Drab drab at kepler.fjfi.cvut.cz
Fri Aug 29 14:15:40 CEST 2003

On Fri, 29 Aug 2003, Nico wrote:

> Hi,
> mencoder-cvs compiled  with xvid 0.9.x or xvid-cvs almost always shows 
> these  problems:
> 1) either the divx2pass.log is totally corrupted (full ox 0x0), so the 
> 2nd pass can't even begin
> 2) or the video is totally messed up, showing many artefacts and being 
> generally very very blocky, even at high bitrates
> such as 1000 kb/s for a 640x416 resolution.
> Problems like these never show in mplayer-0.90 compiled with xvid-0.9.1, 
> even at lower bitrates.
> What happened in mencodercvs/ve_xvid to justify this brute change?

I guess it's not the problem of ve_xvid, but of the XviD itself. There 
have been some bugs discovered lately, but I don't know if that solved 
this problem. Also try the dev-api-4 XviD.


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