[FFmpeg-user] Text quality (credits etc) in h264

Mike Martin redtux1 at gmail.com
Thu May 28 14:36:04 EEST 2020

On Thu, 28 May 2020 at 11:17, Edward Park <kumowoon1025 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> > Are there any tips to maintain the quality of text in output files.
> > For example credits or slides in zoom videos.
> If mostly static text, or maybe for the credits, low constant motion, is
> most of the video content, I think multi-pass encoding would be beneficial.
> Or if you do not care about bitrate or filesize that much, you could keep
> lowering crf or set higher constant or target bitrate.
> Hard to recommend starting points without knowing pixel format for crf,
> and also dimensions for bitrate.
> Regards,
> Ted Park
> Using default values. It seems to be an issue when the video is resized.
Normally I encode to a size of width 352 keeping aspect ratio, encoding to
704 is better, but obviously far bigger files

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