[MPlayer-users] shrink a movie

Andreas Hasenack andreas at conectiva.com.br
Tue Jul 30 18:42:07 CEST 2002

Em Sat, Jul 27, 2002 at 08:48:44PM +0200, Ralph Slooten escreveu:
> > 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...

Something like this?
mencoder file.mpg -ovc copy -oac mp3lame -lameopts q=0:br=96 -o file.mpg

I read that -ovc copy would apparently not work with mpeg... :(

Anyhow, I used 3-pass encoding and now the movie fits on a CD, thank
you all.
(My poor pII-300 worked hard all night :)

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