[MPlayer-users] compressing an avi.
rcooley at spamcop.net
Wed Jan 19 09:31:27 CET 2005
On Tue, 18 Jan 2005 19:46:35 -0800
"Jon Morris" <jon at noga.cc> wrote:
> my 120gb drive is filling up quick with the 300mb 30 min episodes.
300MB for 30min is pretty reasonable, already. To compress them much
further, you're going to need to lose a bit of quality.
Do these episodes have commercials? If so, editing those out will
result in the biggest space savings (1/4 to 1/3), without any loss of
quality. An editing program like "avidemux" is best for that job.
To give you any more help, you'd have to provide much, much more
information. Re-encoding with a lower bitrate is quite simple, so I
don't know what it is you need help with.
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