[MPlayer-users] MEncoder slowdown

Guillaume POIRIER poirierg at gmail.com
Mon Jun 12 23:40:30 CEST 2006


On 6/12/06, Grozdan Nikolov <microchip at chello.be> wrote:
> Hi, I just upgraded my MPlayer version from 1.0pre7try2 to 1.0pre8 and I am
> having great performance problems with MEncoder. I usually use MEncoder with
> XviD 1.1.0 (final) to encode DVDs with my "standard" settings (e.g B-Frames,
> Trellis, AC3, 512x384 resolution,...) but now when I want to encode a DVD
> with the same settings MEncoder is almost twice as slower than the previous
> version. Both XviD and MPlayer are optimized to run on my system (Athlon XP
> 2000+ with 448 MB on SUSE Linux 10.1). My question to you is why I'm having
> this degradation in performance? With the previous version of MPlayer I could
> get an encoding speed of +/- 23 frames/sec. Now I only get +/- 10 or 11 FPS

Plain normal. XviD's default settings have been updated for greater
picture quality.

If you wanna speed things up, you can refer to the docs.

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