[FFmpeg-user] Meaning of ffprobe output

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Mon Mar 11 20:56:56 EET 2019

2019-03-11 19:53 GMT+01:00, Ulf Zibis <Ulf.Zibis at gmx.de>:
> Am 11.03.19 um 11:58 schrieb Carl Eugen Hoyos:

>>> Is native vs. x264 encoder something different?
>> The native (FFmpeg-internal) encoders may be a little less
>> sophisticated than x264 (and they don't know a special
>> adaptive interlaced setting because it didn't exist in earlier
>> formats).
> Does ffmpeg still use the native encoder when omitting
> the -c:v libx264 option?

There is no internal h264 encoder, there are encoders
for mpeg1video/mpeg2video/h263/mpeg4video etc.

Carl Eugen

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