[MEncoder-users] new doom9 codec comparission (submission)

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at rangers.eu.org
Fri Dec 16 23:38:44 CET 2005

On Friday, 16 December 2005 at 11:02, Loren Merritt wrote:
> How about another hypothesis for the discrepancy in popular opinion 
> between lavc and xvid:
> The ffmpeg devs seem to have a bias against B-frames, whereas the xvid 
> people would never consider encoding without B-frames. This leads to the 
> not-very-usable status of vb_strategy, versus the (imho pretty good) 
> adaptive B-frame placement in xvid.

So you're saying XviD cannot encode well without using B-frames?


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