[MPlayer-DOCS] XviD encoding guide
diego at biurrun.de
Thu Jun 23 18:53:30 CEST 2005
On Thu, Jun 23, 2005 at 03:18:07PM +0200, Guillaume POIRIER wrote:
> encoding MPEG-4 ASP video streams.
> Before starting to encode, you need to <link linkend="xvid">
> set up <application>MEncoder</application> to support it</link>.
Nit: Indentation seems to be messed up.
> The XviD default settings are already a good trade-off between
> This setting affects the macroblock decision algorithm, where the
> higher the setting, the more the wiser the decision.
> The default setting is a good trade-off between compressibility and
> quality, but you may increase it up to 3 if you're bitrate-starved.
"you are", please avoid short forms below.
> However, if you need to be compatible with standalone players that
> only supports old DivX profiles (which only supports up to 1
> Optimizes the quantization process to get a optimal tradeoff
> These bit will in return be spent elsewhere on the video,
> You should always leave it on as its impact on quality is very
I don't understand the word sensible here.
> alone only uses luma (greyscale).
> This slows down encoding by 5-10% but improves visual quality
> quite a bit by reducing blocking effect.
Commit with suggested modifications.
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