[Ffmpeg-devel] Resize on the fly

Andy Parkins andyparkins
Tue Oct 25 12:36:14 CEST 2005

On Tuesday 2005 October 25 11:06, Loren Merritt wrote:

> You can decode the original stream to a lower resolution, thus reducing
> decode time and eliminating the scale step, but not saving any bandwidth
> (see -lavdopts lowres).
> You can't create a new mpeg4 stream at reduced resolution (scaling
> or cropping) without a full re-encode.

Oh dear.  That's what I suspected.  Thanks for the answer though.


Dr Andy Parkins, M Eng (hons), AMIEE
andyparkins at gmail.com
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