[MPlayer-users] docs suggestion

gabor gabor at realtime.sk
Thu Sep 5 22:13:02 CEST 2002


in DOCS/encoding.html:
# VBR MP3 audio - IMPORTANT NOTE: VBR MP3 audio doesn't always play
nicely on Windows players! On the other hand, currently MEncoder's CBR
encoding is totally broken on Win32 players :)

i made some tests, and:
mencoder's cbr,abr,vbr are all playable on windows, but you have to play
with it a bit to get it work ( mplayer2 only, not wmplayer for example

but, i've found that mencoder's abr works without problems on windows,

so i think ABR mp3 is the recommended output of mencoder ( arpi agreed
btw )..

so i recommend to change a bit that text about vbr audio into something

"MP# audio- important note: vbr and cbr audio doesn't always play nicely
on windows players! if you want to create avis playable everywhere, use

That's life for you, said McDunn.  Someone always waiting for someone 
who never comes home.  Always someone loving something more than that 
thing loves them.  And after awhile you want to destroy whatever 
that thing is, so it can't hurt you no more.
                -- R. Bradbury, "The Fog Horn"

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