[FFmpeg-devel] MPEG-2 encoder question

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Tue Jan 3 23:07:09 CET 2012

On Tue, Jan 03, 2012 at 01:01:18PM -0800, Jonathan Campbell wrote:
> I see. So my encoder program using the API needs to set macroblock
> decision mode to "best rate distortion" and set the QP_RD flag. And
> apparently, disable scene change detection. No modification to the
> source needed. Thanks!
> I also wanted to ask if MPEG-2 field picture encoding is implemented
> in FFMPEG. I don't mean interlaced frame encoding with +ilme and
> +ildct I mean field pictures, MPEG-2 picture types 1 (top field) and
> 2 (bottom field) instead of picture type 3 (frame encoding).

not supported but patch welcome, (more so if you volunteer to maintain
the added code)

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