[FFmpeg-user] Converting to h.265, keeping all audio streams
Henk D. Schoneveld
belcampo at zonnet.nl
Mon Jan 12 20:16:27 CET 2015
X264 is NOT the same as H264.
H264 is an encoding standard.
X264 is a program or library to encode to the H264 standard.
It’s not just “Name” slightly changed.
On 12 Jan 2015, at 19:06, voip at gmx.ca wrote:
> On Monday, January 12, 2015 at 12:33 PM, cvb at kruemel.org wrote:
>>> I doubt the TV stations use x264,
>> I thought DVB-S2 (HD satellite television) is quite commonly using
>> H.264... But that is probably off-topic on this list.
> They do, in fact. Here is a VideoSpec (OS X video analyzing software) report for a program I recorded last night from a DVB-S2 channel in the United States. Only the "Name" has been changed slightly so as not to reveal the name of the program that was recorded:
> ***** Analyzed File Results *****
> *** General Parameters ***
> - Name: Recording_Name.2015-01-11.ts
> - Container: Mpeg Transport Stream
> - Size: 9.32 GB
> - Duration: 1h 4mn
> - Bitrate: 19.3 Mbps
> *** Video Track Parameters ***
> - Format: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC <----- ***** HERE IS WHERE IT SHOWS H.264 *****
> - Bitrate: Max.: 17.4 Mbps / Average: 16.5 Mbps / Min.: ---
> - Frame rate (fps): Max.: Undefined / Average: 59.940 / Min.: Undefined
> - Encoding profile: High at L4.1
> - Image size: 1280*720
> - Pixel Aspect Ratio: Undefined
> - Display Aspect Ratio: 16:9
> - Interlacing: Progressive
> *** First Audio Track Parameters ***
> - Format: Mpeg-1 layer 2 (mp2)
> - Bitrate: 256 Kbps
> - Resolution: Undefined
> - Rate: 48.0 KHz
> - Channel(s): 2 (stereo)
> - Position: Undefined
> *** Miscellaneous ***
> - Subtitle(s): #1 : EIA-608 - --- / #2 : EIA-708 - --- / #3 : EIA-708 - --- /
> - Album: Undefined
> - Performer: Undefined
> - Genre: Undefined
> - Encoded date: Undefined
> - Album artist: Undefined
> I don't know about the rest of the world, but it is very common to use H.264 on DVB-S2 feeds in North America.
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