[MPlayer-users] 2-pass log and quality

Guillaume POIRIER poirierg at gmail.com
Sun Aug 21 21:17:22 CEST 2005


On 8/21/05, hdp at webmail.co.za <hdp at webmail.co.za> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I'm just wondering, does the options you use to encode video with in
> 2-pass mode, influence or change in any way the format and/or content of
> the log file?

Yes. The stats will be less accurate.

> If I use the fastest options in xvid (or lavc for that matter) in the
> first pass, is the log file usable for the second pass if I use all the
> highest quality (slowest) switches instead?

That's exactly what the 'turbo' option is made for, and does. :)

> The combination of options I'm using for xvid gives me nice qulity, but
> it often runs below 10fps on a 2ghz Athlon...

Just add the option "turbo" to your encoding option.

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