[MPlayer-DOCS] XviD encoding guide

Rich Felker dalias at aerifal.cx
Fri Jun 24 19:11:57 CEST 2005

On Thu, Jun 23, 2005 at 03:18:07PM +0200, Guillaume POIRIER wrote:
> > >  <emphasis role="bold">vhq</emphasis>
> > >    Default setting may be safely used for every encode, while higher
> > >    settings always help PSNR, but are significantly slower.
> > 
> > Hmp. Looks like I may have been wrong all this time about what "vhq"
> > actually means - I took it to be an acronym for "very high quality",
> > intended to signify that "this option improves quality per unit
> > filesize", but if the description in the XviD section of the man page
> > (which I actually hadn't read before) is accurate then it appears to
> > stand for something like "vertical/horizontal quantizer", which would be
> > much different.
> I'm not sure what it could mean other than Very High Quality. One guy

No. Like all the options starting with v, the v stands for video. This
is because -lavcopts has options for both audio and video. Naturally
hq stands for high quality.


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