[MPlayer-users] encoding problems after upgrade to 1.0-pre3

Corey Hickey bugfood-ml at fatooh.org
Sat Jan 3 00:54:41 CET 2004

D Richard Felker III wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> On Wed, Dec 31, 2003 at 10:55:21PM -0800, Corey Hickey wrote:
>>>mencoder -sws 2 -ovc lavc -lavcopts\ 
>>vhq has been succeeded by mbd=2, which, though slower, gives much higher
> mbd=2 should be no slower than mbd=1 (vhq). It just uses a better
> criterion for making the decision.
> Rich

Whether it should or not, mbd=2 does seem to be a bit slower. Not by a
large amount, but still significant. The following is from:
$ time mencoder lotr_test.vob -nosound -ovc lavc -lavcopts \
vcodec=mpeg4:mbd=X -ofps 23.976

lotr_test.vob is one minute of a dvd dumpstream.


real    0m32.848s
user    0m29.661s
sys     0m0.480s

real    0m30.372s
user    0m29.411s
sys     0m0.384s

real    0m35.064s
user    0m29.571s
sys     0m0.375s


real    0m37.381s
user    0m33.075s
sys     0m0.389s

real    0m36.584s
user    0m33.104s
sys     0m0.369s

real    0m36.501s
user    0m33.087s
sys     0m0.403s


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