[MPlayer-users] 2-pass HQ encoding with libavcodec

Arpi arpi at thot.banki.hu
Fri Mar 29 08:47:01 CET 2002


> > anyway it seems that 2-pass doesn't help so much, it's very good even at
> > 1-pass encoding, just set vratetol to something bigger, good value was 400
> 00
> > for me.
> What do mean that 2-pass doesn't help? The output file size deviate a lot fr
> om the expected size?


> I think same file size should have same quality.

i got no big improvement in quality doing 2-pass compared to 1-pass.
with divx4 there is big difference between 1 and 2-pass encoding in quality

to be more exact: encoding with libavcodec 1-pass was as good as with

A'rpi / Astral & ESP-team

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