[MPlayer-users] ffmpeg mpeg1 encoding test
f.papa at mcmspa.it
Mon Sep 22 08:08:29 CEST 2003
On Saturday 20 September 2003 00:38, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> On Friday 19 September 2003 11:50, Fabio Papa wrote:
> > [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> > Hi all,
> > could someone with encoding experience try a little experiment, just to
> > make sure I'm not the only one with this problem?
> > Try compressing any video you wish to mpeg1video using lavc, whatever
> > parameters you think is necessary, to an avi file using mencoder.
> > It should play correctly and should output something like:
> > VIDEO: [mpg1] 480x576 24bpp 25.000 fps 779.5 kbps (95.2 kbyte/s)
> > VIDEO: MPEG1 480x576 (aspect 1) 25.000 fps 779.5 kbps (97.4 kbyte/s)
> > Then try to extract the video stream using ffmpeg, since it's the only
> > way (at least that I know of):
> > ffmpeg -i avifile -vcodec copy -f rawvideo mpgfile
> > then play that file. What I see is this:
> > MPEG-ES file format detected.
> > VIDEO: MPEG1 480x576 (aspect 1) 25.000 fps 0.0 kbps ( 0.0 kbyte/s)
> > Obviously something is very wrong here. This behaviour has started since
> > after 0.4.7 ffmpeg got out. Needless to say I cannot use those videos in
> > any DVD author app. It seems to me like mpeg1video is relying on the avi
> > container for the kbps/sec value, and doesn't have one of its own.
> > Can somebody throw some light in this?
> try to set -lavcopts vrc_maxrate=...
> (and yes feedback is welcome ...)
Yes! That was it! FFmpeg from 0.4.7 on pretends the maximum bitrate to be set,
otherwise it produces handicapped files. I must say that they could have done
it in a thousand other ways other than producing a bad file, but I don't
care, since now it is working.
Many, many thanks!
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