[MPlayer-users] 2 pass xvid encoding with mencoder

Nico Sabbi nsabbi at tiscali.it
Wed Apr 7 18:27:29 CEST 2004

Vladimir wrote:
>>please, post the full commands and the full logs
> commands:
> mencoder -oac copy -ovc xvid -xvidencopts pass=1 103_0400.avi -o /dev/null
> mencoder -oac copy -ovc xvid -xvidencopts pass=2 103_0400.avi -o out.avi
> logs are in attachment
> Sincerely yours,
> Vladimir Bilyov    Linux user# 231519
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your encode goes on correctly during the 1st pass, but fails during the 2nd:

 >>xvid: you must specify one or a valid combination of 'bitrate', 
'pass', quantizer' settings

you only told it pass=2; try to add :bitrate=800.

Previous versions considered bitrate=800 as default, maybe something has 

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