[MPlayer-users] encoding with xvid does not honor bitrate argument?!

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Sat Feb 1 21:53:43 CET 2003

On Sat, Feb 01, 2003 at 10:28:09PM +0200, Jan Knutar wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> >   pass=1 means it will encode file to max. quality (for statistics)
> > and will use this statistics in 2nd pass - and only there bitrate
> > parameter will be used, if you want only single pass leave out the
> > pass=1 part of xvidopts
> That does not agree with my observations. The bitrate param seems to be
> honoured pretty well on pass 1 everytime I've used mencoder+lavc.

Arrg! That's because lavc uses a different 2pass engine from xvid!


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