[MPlayer-users] mencvcd takes too long

Jukka Tastula jukka.tastula at kotinet.com
Sat Apr 5 23:05:25 CEST 2003

On Saturday 05 April 2003 21:22, Tathagata Banerjee wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]

> the process took about 15 hours to complete. well, it didn't quite
> complete because there was a power outage 13 hours into the operation,
> but the temporary filesizes just before that seemed to suggest that it
> would be another couple of hours.
> is this normal? this is the first time i am using mencvcd, and it seems
> unlikely that it should take this long. what am i doing wrong?

Yes, this is normal. The mpeg2 encoder in mjpegtools is very slow and the 
quality isn't as good as you'd expect from such slow operation anyway.

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