[MPlayer-users] Latest XviD improvements

Nico nsabbi at libero.it
Thu Jul 24 17:03:34 CEST 2003

idontknownoname at gmx.net wrote:

>That the quality was not as expected is for sure due to the fact that I
>couldn't get XviDs nice improvements to work, namely qpel, VHQ and bframes...
>The movie has many low-motion scenes, and not using bframes would be a real
>waste, I think, and since VHQ was improved a lot lately, I'm nearly always
>using it (although I read lately that the higher levels are not supposed atm to
>be used with bframes)...
>So, what I want to ask is this:
>Is the fact that the -xvidencopts accept only the "basic" XviD-features due
>to fact that I'm not using the latest CVS-version of Xvid at the moment
>(which I will be doing soon), or is it currently a limitation of mencoder?
yes, you need  the latest xvid, not 0.9.x

>I'm using the CVS-version of mplayer, so it seems to me that there is no
>support in mencoder for this features...
wrong, there is, and it already supports xvidcvs (I use it every day).
Maybe you have some problem during the compilation of mencoder that you 
didn't realize of?

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