Chapter 6. Basic usage of MEncoder

6.1. Selecting codecs and container formats
6.2. Selecting input file or device
6.3. Encoding two pass MPEG-4 ("DivX")
6.4. Encoding to Sony PSP video format
6.5. Encoding to MPEG format
6.6. Rescaling movies
6.7. Stream copying
6.8. Encoding from multiple input image files (JPEG, PNG, TGA, etc.)
6.9. Extracting DVD subtitles to VOBsub file
6.10. Preserving aspect ratio

For the complete list of available MEncoder options and examples, please see the man page. For a series of hands-on examples and detailed guides on using several encoding parameters, read the encoding-tips that were collected from several mailing list threads on MPlayer-users. Search the archives here and especially for older things also here for a wealth of discussions about all aspects of and problems related to encoding with MEncoder.