[MPlayer-users] variable bitrate, fixed quality
Nikolaus at rath.org
Wed Jul 9 23:21:26 CEST 2003
D. Richard Felker, III <dalias at aerifal.cx> wrote:
>> > They're explained in the mplayer man page.
>> Yes. But an explanation like
>> quantizer compression, depends upon vrc_eq (pass 1/2)
>> (default: 0.5)
>> isn't really helpful if you aren't an MPEG developer.
>> Your explanation below is indeed very good. I think that this type of
>> explanation should be in the manpage.
> Ah, sorry... Apparently someone removed the old good explanation from
> the manpage and put that crap in its place... :/
Probably the same guy who added:
Activates internal two pass mode, only specify if you
wish to use two pass encoding (default: disabled).
1: first pass
2: second pass
Tip: Try to use constant quantizer mode for pass one
(On the ffmpeg list I was told this is absolute crap too)
Is the old manpage (with the description of the other options) still
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