[MPlayer-users] accurate VBR info, and more ... with midentify ?

Juri Mianovich juri_mian at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 4 16:15:40 CEST 2008

--- Reimar Döffinger
<Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de> wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 04, 2008 at 12:05:00AM +0200, Nico Sabbi
> wrote:
> > > If so, how can I get the peak and minimum
> bitrate
> > > numbers ?
> > 
> > eh, unfortunately there's no way to get them with
> mencoder
> > or mplayer
> No surprise since there is no such thing as "peak
> and minimum bitrate"
> unless you also give some kind of window, either as
> buffer size or frame
> count or whatever... Well, you could take the
> encoded size of each frame
> and divide that by the frame duration to get some
> kind of bitrate, but I
> can't imagine what that would be good for...

So it is not reasonable to ask "what is the peak
bitrate of this entire video file" ?  That is the
number I am after...

And you are saying there is no mplayer/mencoder/ffmpeg
command that will show me that ?

You rock. That's why Blockbuster's offering you one month of Blockbuster Total Access, No Cost.  

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