[MPlayer-users] xvid

Matthias Wieser mwieser at gmx.de
Sat Apr 3 10:55:54 CEST 2004

Am Samstag, 3. April 2004 06:14 schrieb D Richard Felker III:

> > Despite what the lavc entry in the manpage says about quant 1 making
> > little quality difference, XviD with min quant 1 looks much better
> > than lavc when lavc maxes out with quant 2 at 800kbit/s (and I am
> > encoding at unscaled dvd resolution).
> If you're using 800kbit/sec, quant 1 is useless. It will just waste
> more bits on frames that already look perfect and then your other
> frames will get higher quantizers.
> In fact, 800kbit/sec is so low for full DVD resolution, that I'd be
> surprised if any quantizers come out less than 4 or 5, and most are
> probably 7-9 or higher!

Think of a monitoring camera: 800kbit/s should be enough for dvd 
resolution + quant 1.
Not everybody is encoding only action movies ;-)


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