[MPlayer-DOCS] XviD encoding guide

Diego Biurrun 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.

s/the more//

>    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

support (2x)

>    Optimizes the quantization process to get a optimal tradeoff

an optimal

>    These bit will in return be spent elsewhere on the video,


>    You should always leave it on as its impact on quality is very
>    sensible.

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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