[MPlayer-users] xvid and Divx5 in the same mplayer?
dizzy at roedu.net
Sun Feb 2 12:38:13 CET 2003
On Sun, 2 Feb 2003, D Richard Felker III wrote:
> Arrg, sounds like you didn't read the readme and didn't install
> libavcodec!! If you have lavc, there's no point in xvid or divx5 for
> decoding. They're just slow and buggy. XVID might be useful for
> encoding, but divx5 is just junk (especially the linux ver).
If "by junk" you mean quality of encoding, I would like to run some tests.
People say that enabling the right options in lavc makes it encode with
good quality, oh yes, but with what ? 2fps ? compared to divx5 q=5 what
has 27 fps on the same system ?
I dont want to start a flame, I just want to find out the best combination
of encoder and hist options for getting the maximum of quality * fps.
I saw some tests on ffmpeg homepage and they all consider PSNR as the
quality quantification value. I have found on some nasa page a detalied
explanation and prasatation of this factor. I want to be able to compute
PSNR with divx5linux and even xvid. I want to compare with lavc.
Is there some tool I can use for this purpose ?
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