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

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Thu Nov 13 13:18:18 CET 2014

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

> To minimize the network upload time I searched 
> for file size optimizations.

I understand.
If your input is rgb, do not use -vcodec x264 with 
yuv444p colour space but -vcodec libx264rgb which 
allows higher quality (or smaller file size).

Both (yuv444p and rgb) will not work with all players.

Carl Eugen

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