[MPlayer-users] Do I need vpass=2 in multi-pass mode of mencoder?

R C rcooley at spamcop.net
Sun Feb 27 08:32:44 CET 2005

On Sat, 26 Feb 2005 22:01:53 +0100
Matthias Schwarzott <zzam at gmx.de> wrote:

> Does vpass=3 has any significant disadvantages compared 
> with vpass=2 in second pass of twopass encoding?

If you start a pass (vpass=3) and for any reason do not complete it, it ruins your divx2pass.log file, and you have to do vpass=1 again.  You should always make a copy of your log file before each pass, when using vpass=3.

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