[MPlayer-users] shrink a movie

Luke Harrison luke at vv.carleton.ca
Sat Jul 27 20:26:01 CEST 2002

On Sat, 27 Jul 2002 12:57:01 -0300
Andreas Hasenack <andreas at conectiva.com.br> wrote:

> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Hi, I have some .avi and .mpg videos that don't fit on a CD, barely. They are,
> for example, 710Mb in size.
> I would like to use mencoder to re-encode these videos so that they become
> a specific size. Does somebody have a tip on how to calculate the bit rates
> and do this?
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If i were you, I wouldn't re-encode the whole video stream...
Its useless.. you'll lose alot of quality, try fucking with the audio...

Luke Harrison
luke at vv.carleton.ca

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