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

Tobias Rapp t.rapp at noa-audio.com
Thu Nov 13 14:42:31 CET 2014

On 13.11.2014 13:27, Kuban Altan wrote:
> I would also give a shot for *quicktime animation* codec *(-vcodec
> qtrle)*. Which can be lossless. But you have to test for file sizes.
> Which one gives you better file size and minimum cpu load?

 From a quick test it seems that "-vcodec qtrle -g 60" is about the same
size as "-vcodec mpeg4". The video bitrate is around 1200-1400kb/s. With 
x264 the bitrate is around 400kb/s.


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