Tuesday, November 22, 2011

The Dark Art of Video Codecs

Encode as mpeg2 audio mpeg1 video-


INPUT        :-i s.avi 
AUDIO CODEC  :-acodec mp2 
VIDEO CODEC  :-vcodec mpeg1video 
VIDEO BITRATE:-vb 1000k 
OUTPUT       :s.mpg
ffmpeg -i s.avi -acodec mp2 -vcodec mpeg1video -vb 1000k s.mpg

Ben Rousch Video Editing References:

http://clusterbleep.net/blog/2010/06/25/video-editing-on-linux-part-1/ http://brousch.orthicomp.com/files/video-editing-on-linux-part1.pdf

Anything -> MPEG2
    ffmpeg -i  -vcodec mpeg2video -sameq -r  -acodec mp2 outfile.mpg

Anything -> MPEG4
    ffmpeg -i  -vcodec mpeg4 -sameq -r  -acodec libfaac outfile.mp4

Anything -> H264
    ffmpeg -i  -vcodec libx264 -sameq -r  -acodec libfaac outfile.mp4

Transmageddon Video Converter Linux Video Format Convertor
Handbrake - DVD Rip to MKV, M4v
Openshot - Video Editor with export

1 comment:

Ben Rousch said...

I don't think my H264 example works, it has a lot more options that should be fiddle with. I usually resort to Avidemux when I need to encode to H264. http://avidemux.sourceforge.net/