[FFmpeg-user] Which videoc codec gives best compression for screen recording?

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Thu Nov 13 11:44:01 CET 2014

Tobias Rapp <t.rapp <at> noa-audio.com> writes:

> I want to do screen recording with FFmpeg (on Windows). 
> It works fine with "gdigrab" but the output file size 
> is quite high.

Command line and complete, uncut console output missing / 
which encoders did you already test?

> Maybe anybody has created a nice MP4 profile for it?

I don't think the container has any relevance for the 
file size and the best encoders may not work with mov.

Carl Eugen

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