[MPlayer-users] Re: fps in mencoder status line

Jonathan Rogers jonner at teegra.net
Thu Aug 21 23:06:55 CEST 2003

----- Taka ----- wrote:
> This is the status line I see while encoding a film in mencoder:
> Pos: 108,9s   4572f ( 5%)  10fps Trem: 142min 996mb  A-V:0,000 [2467:1536]]
> What does 10fps mean? When the encoding is finished, mplayer reports framerate
> of 23.976 on the resulting file. 

Mencoder does not work in real time. It managed to encode an average of 
ten frames every second. Therefore, the total encoding time would have 
been approximately 2.4 times longer than the playback time of the 
resulting movie.

Jonathan Rogers

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