[MPlayer-users] Re: Problem Encoding Solid Color Objects With LAVC MPEG4

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Tue Sep 23 21:50:02 CEST 2003

On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 05:28:17PM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > I agree. There are no blocking artifacts in either. Perhaps Angel was
> > confusing them with some different sort of artifact -- just plain
> angel has better eyes then u, try -vf eq=050:100,eq=050:100
> (no i couldnt see them either without the eq filters)

More likely angel is using a laptop/lcd and a video overlay that
pre-gamma-corrects video, resulting in horrible washed out video where
very small variations in dark regions get blown up huge... :(

> > noise -- but as far as I can tell that has nothing to do with the
> > encode but rather it's just noise in the source. Using the hqdn3d
> > filter might help that.
> and using the noise filter during playback to reproduce the orginal look ...

Are you saying hqdn3d is a bad idea? From what I could see, the noise
looked more like quantization errors in the source vob file than film


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