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

Kuban Altan kuban.altan at sinefekt.com
Thu Nov 13 13:11:38 CET 2014

I suppose that, x264 has a lossless mode when the quantizer scale is set to
0. If that is also applicable to libx264rgb, then it is worth to look at.
So your pixels will still stay rgb, and you will have x264 efficiency in
lossless mode.

kuban altan

On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 1:52 PM, Tobias Rapp <t.rapp at noa-audio.com> wrote:

> On 13.11.2014 12:40, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
>> Tobias Rapp writes:
>>  Stream #0:0: Video: h264 (libx264) ([33][0][0][0] / 0x0021), yuv444p
>> If your input is rgb and you don't care about compatibility,
>> please don't use yuv444p but -vcodec libx264rgb to get higher
>> output quality.
> The recording doesn't need to be loss-less, I just want to make
> screen-casts to communicate GUI application issues to my colleges. To
> minimize the network upload time I searched for file size optimizations.
> Regards,
> Tobias
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