[FFmpeg-user] 6720x1200 proRes to wmv

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Wed Apr 16 13:04:41 CEST 2014

Jim Shupert <jshupert <at> pps-inc.com> writes:

> ffmpeg -i Barrier_4_Rough_5.mov -b:v 20000k -vcodec wmv2

Some encoders need -mbd 2 with low quantisers / high 
bitrates, this is not resolution-dependent afaict.
(Should be reproducible with very low resolutions 
and -qscale 2)

This is primarily a limitation of the formats (not of 
FFmpeg) although you could argue that it should choose 
-mbd 2 in such cases (I don't think they can be easily 

Carl Eugen

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