[MPlayer-users] 2 pass xvid encoding with mencoder

Nico Sabbi nsabbi at tiscali.it
Wed Apr 7 17:35:44 CEST 2004

Vladimir wrote:
> Hello,
> I've tried to encode my video with latest xvid (1.0.0-rc4) using 2 pass method.
> First pass passed w/o problems, but the second one produced video file w/o video, but there was sound.
> I've met this problem on privious xvid rc-s (rc3, rc2).
> I've been encoding with something like this:
> mencoder -oac copy -ovc xvid -xvidecnopts pass=1 input.avi -o /dev/null
> mencoder -oac copy -ovc xvid -xvidecnopts pass=2 input.avi -o out.avi
> I'm not sure about commands correctness as I'm typing 'em from my mind. (I've been encoding yesterday).
> I've tried several xvid options, but failed.
> Other methods (not 2 pass) and other codecs (eg divx) are OK.
> Is that mencoder's bug, xvid's or mine?
> I've searched a lot about this problem and 2 pass encoding... nothing :-(
> Sincerely yours,
> Vladimir Bilyov    Linux user# 231519
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