[MPlayer-users] Reencoding without commercials AND best codec

rcooley rcooley at spamcop.net
Fri Aug 22 05:15:44 CEST 2003

Andre Bruce wrote:
> Now i want to remove commercials. What i am doing at the momment is
> keeping a list of the 'start' and 'end' of all commercials. Then i start
> re-encoding from the original big .AVI, using -ss and -endpos.
> The problem is that i  have to do that for each  commercial.
> Is it possible to make something like a list of parts to be re-encoded?
> Example: 6 minutes to 10 minutes, AND , 15 minutes to 20 minutes? Then i
> would just re-encode those 2 parts of the original .AVI. Any ideas?


Or you could try to put your values into an .edl file (read about '-edl' 
in the manpage).

> An other question: What is the best codec? I mean, the one which will
> make the file SMALLER ? :P
lavc mpeg4 (with options like vhq, v4mv, trell--just vhq if you want 

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