[MPlayer-users] Xvid and Twolame encoding: Comments?

andrew andrew.david.45 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 20 00:26:37 CET 2008

On Tue, Feb 19, 2008 at 05:01:27PM +0000, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:

> Trying to explain a few things:
> MPEG-4 is (amongst others) a collection of audio and video compression methods.
> MPEG-4 ASP and MPEG4-AVC (aka H264) are two video compression methods that you
> compare in your article.
> Xvid, DivX and FFmpeg FMP4 are three implementations of MPEG-4 ASP, x264 is an
> implementation of MPEG-4 AVC. DivX is the only non open-source implementation.
> You did NOT test DivX (it's not possible with latest svn, there once was a patch
> in the mailing list), with mencoder -ovc lavc -lavcopts vcodec=mpeg4 you tested
> FFmpegs implementation of MPEG-4 ASP.

Thank you very much for clarifying this for me. I have corrected the
fairly embarrassing errors on the page immediately  as well as
researched the area a little more thoroughly ready for an upcoming

Thanks for your trouble,



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