[Ffmpeg-devel] More questions(output bitrate, trapping errors)

Martin Boehme boehme
Wed Aug 10 09:18:14 CEST 2005

Ian Gowen wrote:
> On 8/3/05, Martin Boehme <boehme at inb.uni-luebeck.de> wrote:
>>Just a guess... are you setting qmin/qmax to anything? Those can
>>override the bitrate that you specify.
> Nope. What is the correct procedure to set the bitrate on the output
> video stream?

Set the "bit_rate" field of the AVCodecContext to the desired bitrate in 
bits per second. (Take a look at output_example.c, included in ffmpeg, 
for an example.)

If you aren't writing any values to qmin/qmax yourself, you shouldn't 
have any problems with those.


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