[MPlayer-users] Fast recompress

Erik Slagter erik at oldconomy.com
Tue Aug 5 22:34:12 CEST 2003

> >Yes, we need volunteers to add mpeg2 encoding support to lavc... And
> >perhaps also an alternate rate control engine that's actually capable
> >of staying within [s]vcd parameters...

> While we are pipe-dreaming, I suspect a more crucial need would be
> standard-VCD-compliant MPEG-1 video, MPEG-1-Layer-II audio encoding, and
> MPEG stream plexing, with the correct bitrates, buffer sizes,
> group-of-pictures esoterica, and so forth.  Wouldn't *that* be nice?


There are already various other programs that can do this trick?

For mpeg2 encoding this is not quite the case, the fastest alternative
is about 1/4 of the speed of the ffmpeg mpeg4 encoder...

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