[MEncoder-users] Ipod Video
Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski
dominik at rangers.eu.org
Tue Dec 27 00:41:40 CET 2005
On Monday, 26 December 2005 at 23:52, David Shay wrote:
> On 12/26/05, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski <dominik at rangers.eu.org> wrote:
> > On Monday, 26 December 2005 at 19:44, David Shay wrote:
> > > Has anybody out there had success encoding files for the Ipod Video
> > > (5G)? I have gotten ffmpeg to work, but haven't yet seen any sample
> > > mencoder commands to try yet. I'm going to try a few options, but
> > > was looking for a head start...
> > What was your working ffmpeg command?
> It was a two pass conversion with the relevant bits being:
> /usr/local/bin/ffmpeg -i $directory/$file -comment '$file' -title '$title'
> -author 'MythTV - myth2ipod' -timestamp '$rightnow' -y -cropleft 10
> -cropright 10 -croptop 8 -cropbottom 8 -deinterlace -vcodec xvid -s 320x240
> -r 29.97 -b 384 -qmin 2 -qmax 5 -bufsize 4096 -acodec aac -ab 96 -g 300
> -pass 2 -passlogfile /tmp/myth2ipod_log -f mov $feedpath'$filename'.pass2
> same options for pass 1, but with -pass 1
> these are from myth2ipod at http://www.myth2ipod.com. I was just looking
> for a mencoder substitute since it is usually faster.
Well, it may be impossible to do all of the above in mencoder. You can
definitely encode the video as usual (with either xvid or lavc), but I
don't think AAC encoding is supported. And MOV/MP4 container output
support is flaky at best.
MPlayer RPMs maintainer: http://rpm.greysector.net/mplayer/
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