[FFmpeg-user] Worse quality than mencoder [SOLVED]

Moritz Barsnick barsnick at gmx.net
Wed Nov 26 15:37:00 CET 2014

On Wed, Nov 26, 2014 at 14:36:52 +0100, Jan Sever wrote:

> The encoders set some parameters for quicker first pass (I knew
> that),

I wasn't aware of that, but didn't actually find any source indicating
to having to use the same parameters either (which is why I added

> but what I didn't know that ffmpeg doesn't set fast_pskip=1 and ref=1
> while mencoder does.


> In fact, it is. I compared the achieved quality after changing the two mentioned
> parameters and it looks almost the same now. So marking as SOLVED. Thanks
> everybody for your precious help.

Excellent, thanks for letting us know. My guesswork actually provided
some value. :-)


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