[MPlayer-users] Announcement: harddup and softskip filters (relevant to DVD/SVCD encoding!)

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Wed Apr 28 12:38:11 CEST 2004

On Wed, Apr 28, 2004 at 10:12:20AM +0300, Jan Knutar wrote:
> On Wednesday 28 April 2004 08:16, D Richard Felker III wrote:
> > vf_harddup
> >
> > This one you will like a lot! If loaded (best at the end of the
> > filter chain), mencoder will not write "0 byte" chunks for duplicate
> > frames, but instead actually encode the frame twice! 
> Yay!
> > This means that
> > A/V sync will actually be correct in MPEG files created by mencoder,
> > and you should be able to use it to generate SVCD- or DVD-compliant
> > MPEG2 streams, with the right -lavcopts.
> What about the B frames issue you mentioned in another thread?
> Not that I need them, just curious :-)

That was a different issues -- I was trying to put the hard
duplication functionality in ve_lavc directly, and it was not working
with B frames present. Now I've taken a different approach and wrote a
filter, which is more general anyway.


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