[MPlayer-users] MPlayer-users Digest, Vol 4, Issue 54
justin_case at gmx.net
Tue Apr 13 16:58:55 CEST 2004
oops, forgot the link for the mentioned thread:
> > > in my experience lavc has big trouble with noisy sources,
> > well, VHS is noisy :(
> > i'm not sure if i should use higher resolution.
> > isn't width=768:height=576 the maximum of the VHS source?
> > i'll try with xvid tonight.
> > could anybody tell me what the swicth and argument would be for
> > xvid instead
> > libavcodec?
> > i'm a mandrake newbie, and i even don't know if i have a xvid
> codec... :)
> i remember a lot of discussion, about the resolution that could "describe"
> basically, vhs surely doesn't have the highest resolution. people argument
> between 320x240 and 640x480.
> well, you could run some test-captures with different resolutions and
> compare for yourself.
> in general i would maybe use 640x480, capture in mpeg1 or huffyuff and use
> some noisefilters on the capture.avi, rescale to a smaller resolution and
> keep the result.
> if the material is not that important, i might capture to any smaller res.
> right away.
> what really seems very strange to me is that video doesn't exeed a certain
> filesize at full resolution, since my experience with xvid and vhs sources
> is that you get unbelievable large files caused by all the noise..
> and for getting into xvid.. i rarely used it under linux, since
> encoding is
> way more comfortable with windows (sadly..). this guide
> http://www.doom9.org/xvid-vdub-final.htm might give you some nice insights
> into the different xvid-options and what they actually do.
> ..and here is a thread over at doom9's forum that should give you
> some good
> ideas on switches for xvid under linux, 1 or 2 pass and how to do
> it and so
> surely youhave to install xvid and recompile mplayer with xvid-support.
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