[MPlayer-users] mencoder and -vop expand

Kiko Piris mplayer at pirispons.net
Tue Jul 30 00:00:02 CEST 2002

On 29/07/2002 at 21:07, Jukka Tastula wrote:
> The problem is obvious: -ovc copy only copies the frames as they are in the 
> input stream, it can't change them in any way. That would require 
> recompressing the stream -> you lose quality.

Thanks for the info, I was suspecting something like that. Now I'm sure :)

> Instead if your goal is to encode the stream to svcd compliant format, use 
> mencvcd with -vop expand in the mplayer options part. Theres absolutely no 
> need to have mencoder anywhere in the process as it can't output mpeg2.

True, you're right!  I'll try this mencvcd (looks fine).

Thanks again.


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