[MPlayer-users] Is more than 3 pass really beneficial or am I just paranoid about quality?

Nico Sabbi nsabbi at tiscali.it
Wed Apr 20 16:52:51 CEST 2005

VJ wrote:

>   I am using about 4 passes for encoding my recordings(from MythTV)
>into MPEG2 format using mencoder.
>   I wonder is there any real benefit in 4 passes? I see no difference
>in quality (may be too little for my eyes) but file size does become
>   All I want to know is the experience of the people using mencoder
>with multiple passes.
>Regards from

AFAIK you can barely see any improvement with 3 passes

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